The Rhino population is being desimated by poachers in South Africa and other Southern African countries. Last year South Africa lost 638 Rhino's to poachers and in the first two months of this year, 102 Rhino's have alredy been killed buy poachers for their horns.
Many people in Far Eastern countries believe that the horns have a medicinal andaphrodiac properties, which is absolute noinsense. The horns are Keritan which is exactly the same as your fingernails. These beliefs have elevated the selling price of Rhino horns to $65,000 per Kilogram. Hence poaching is very lucrative.
Please help save the 4500 -5000 Rhino's that are alive.