Rhino

Saving the Rhino by farming it

Rhino are endangered, and they are being killed in increasing numbers for their horns. Kevin Charles Redman suggests that we farm them instead and thus save them.

This has also been proposed for saving NZ native birds…putting them on the menu and thus saving them in the process.

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Like the dodo, the dinosaur, and the pig-footed bandicoot (maybe), thewestern black rhinoceros?is now a thing of the past, hunted to extinction for its horn. And small wonder. Despite being banned in 1977, the rhino horn trade is flourishing. Twenty years ago, a kilo of horn went for $4,700. Today, it sells for $65,000, making it more valuable than either gold or cocaine. Poaching is on the rise, and by some accounts, the number of endangered (but not yet extinct) white rhino killed doubles each year. By 2035, African wildlands could be devoid of the animal.? Read more »

Flying Rhinos

Security of rhinos is a major concern given the current poaching onslaught. Project partners receiving rhinos on their land are only chosen if their security systems are of a high standard. ?Translocating rhinos always involves risk, but we cannot keep all our eggs in one basket. It is essential to manage black rhino populations for maximum growth as it is still a critically endangered species and this is what the project does by creating large new populations which we hope will breed quickly,? concludes Dr Flamand.

The WWF Black Rhino Range Expansion Project aims to increase the range and numbers of black rhino in South Africa and has created seven significant black rhino populations in eight years. Close to 120 black rhino have been translocated to date.

What is the difference between The difference between a Gun, a Stripper & a G-String?

via The Firearm Blog

The Spearmint Rhino, the international a chain of strip clubs, is suing Chiappa Firearms over the logo used on their?Chiappa Firearms Rhino revolvers. They claim that consumers could confuse the revolver with one of their strip clubs or branded g-strings, brassieres and corsets.

rhino tm tfb The difference between a Gun, a Stripper & a G String. Spearmint Rhino Sues Chiappa [SFW] photo

I can’t wait for the court case.

“Yes your honor, my clients are concerned that this revolver:

Chiappa Rhinocould easily bemistaken for one of their strip club workers or even a thong that they may or may not be wearing at?the?time of such confusion.”

 

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