Cameroon: A final farewell: the Western Black Rhino goes extinct

Mongabay: The western black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis longipes) roams the woodlands of Africa no more. The rhino, one of four sub-species of black rhino, was declared extinct this week by the IUCN, five years after the last extensive survey of its habitat in Cameroon. The western black rhino was once widespread across the savannas of central-west Africa but decline due to hunting in the early 20th century. The population rebounded in the 1930s due to conservation efforts, but reversed as these waned.......

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