Every day it seems there is news of another rhino being killed somewhere in the world. They are killed for their horns to be used in traditional Chinese medicines or as handles for ornamental daggers. There is no scientific evidence at all that rhino horn has any medicinal properties, but still they are killed.
A good source of information about rhinos and how to help conserve the remaining ones is Save the Rhino International.
Izzy the Rhino is a heartbreaking true story of a rhino. The story is told in children's picture book format, but it is not a children's story at all. You can read it (and weep) here.
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