A Photo Safari

East African Habitat
October 2, 2000

Ok, listen up. I know they look like a couple of blobs, and they don't cooperate with the tourists like the giraffes, but these are two of only 40 Northern White Rhinoceroses left in the world! These are definitely endangered. The Chinese and other Asians think the horns have special, magical qualities that enhance their health. So, poachers have nearly wiped them out. As we'll see later, there's nothing special about a rhinoceros horn.

Oryx Gazelles

Large birds fly over a herd of Kenya Impalas.

Kenya Impalas

Page last updated November 6, 2000.