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<a href="http://www.voanews.com/english/news/environment/Western-Black-Rhino-of-Africa-Declared-Extinct-133631003.html" target="_blank">http://www.voanews.com/english/news/...133631003.html</a><br><br>
Sad. It is pure greed, the last of these creatures were poached for their horns. Will we ever learn? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 

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That is the worst news I've read all year. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Parsnip</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3034128"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Will we ever learn? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":("></div>
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I learned long ago. It's these other ****heads that are the problem. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/veryangry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":grr:">
 

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I was going to post about this too, it's devastating. As much (rightful) anger as we have against the poachers, it's the consumers who buy this rhino horn crap and believe superstitious nonsense that enrage me the most, they are the ones creating the demand in the first place.
 

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number people are so stupid<br>
number two poach the poachers. what there doing is illegal anyways<br>
number three what exactly do you use a rhino horn for. its obviously not for eating so what could it be for that cant be made synthetically<br>
number four people are stupid
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>krispex22</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3034248"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
number three what exactly do you use a rhino horn for. its obviously not for eating so what could it be for that cant be made synthetically.</div>
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Apparently some cultures think grinding it up and ingesting it is a potent aphrodisiac that puts Viagra to shame. It'd be laughably pathetic were it not so horrible for those poor rhinos.<br><br>
ETA: My bad, it's for convulsions and fever. Too much urban legend around that one, but I should have researched. Apparently it's China and Vietnam that are the number one horn users though.
 

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<div class="quote-block">He says a lack of political support and willpower for conservation efforts is hastening the demise of many of these species.</div>
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This sentence makes me feel so helpless. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 

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This news is absolutely horrible. I shared it over Facebook and G+.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>RabbitLuvr</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3034249"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I think humans are pretty much the worst thing to have happened to this planet.</div>
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yup. i wish all people stopped existing
 

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I posted this news on facebook, and the only responses I got were a couple of "likes" from people who don't speak the language I posted in, so they only "liked" because I said something, not because they understood what I said. -_-
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>RabbitLuvr</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3034249"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I think humans are pretty much the worst thing to have happened to this planet.</div>
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Agreed.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>dusty_scholar</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3035191"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I posted this news on facebook, and the only responses I got were a couple of "likes" from people who don't speak the language I posted in, so they only "liked" because I said something, not because they understood what I said. -_-</div>
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you never know. they might not speak the language but they might still understand the meaning of the article
 
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