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Old 11-10-2011, 12:03 AM
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Thanks, poachers!

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No wild black rhinos remain in West Africa, according to the latest global assessment of threatened species.

The Red List, drawn up by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has declared the subspecies extinct.

A subspecies of white rhino in central Africa is also listed as possibly extinct, the organisation says.

The annual update of the Red List now records more threatened species than ever before.

The IUCN reports that despite conservation efforts, 25% of the world's mammals are at risk of extinction. As part of its latest work it has reassessed several rhinoceros groups.
BBC News - Western black rhino declared extinct

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Old 11-10-2011, 12:14 AM
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All because some moron in China thinks it'll make his dick bigger. Stupid
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I was in Taiwan some years back and I stayed at the grand hotel, which is an iconic building built by madam chiang kai-shek. Inside it hadn't been updated since the 50's from what I could tell. Anyway, I went down to the lobby and walked into the gift store and I couldn't believe what I was seeing. Rhino horns and Tiger parts. Gorilla hands and feet. It was ridiculous.
Even now when I am in China I see Muslim Chinese selling Tiger skins and leopard skins on the side of the road. It's always Muslims selling these skins. You can tell by the Fez type hats.
China is the biggest problem I am sure.

Of course it doesn't help when Rush Limbaugh makes jokes about people giving a crap about these things. I remember there was a story about one of the Gorillas Diane Fossey was studying who was found dead with it's hands and feet cut off. I forget the gorillas name. Digit maybe. Anyway, Rush played a clip of a reporter announcing the death. Then Rush proceeded to act like he was sobing and crying, actually mocking the idea that anyone should give a crap. Then he went on a riff about it being natural selection and the gorillas lost. He is a *******.
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Of course it doesn't help when Rush Limbaugh makes jokes about people giving a crap about these things. I remember there was a story about one of the Gorillas Diane Fossey was studying who was found dead with it's hands and feet cut off. I forget the gorillas name. Digit maybe. Anyway, Rush played a clip of a reporter announcing the death. Then Rush proceeded to act like he was sobing and crying, actually mocking the idea that anyone should give a crap. Then he went on a riff about it being natural selection and the gorillas lost. He is a *******.
That doesn't surprise me in the least that Limpbaugh would act like that, but it wouldn't surprise me to learn he's tried the horn stuff either.

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Old 11-10-2011, 12:49 AM
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That doesn't surprise me in the least that Limpbaugh would act like that, but it wouldn't surprise me to learn he's tried the horn stuff either.

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He is a putz but he has influenced a bunch of dittoheads over the years to the point that they hate PETA for example and would like them to disappear.
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Well, can the DNA of the ones in captivity be used to clone more rhinos, or is that being saved for when Muslim and Chinese morons who want bigger penises have become extinct?
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Well, can the DNA of the ones in captivity be used to clone more rhinos, or is that being saved for when Muslim and Chinese morons who want bigger penises have become extinct?
There are Black Rhinos in captivity. But the Chinese will always have tiny pricks.
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The loss of a species, any species. How very, very sad.
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I blame Obama. Had he stayed in Kenya where he was born and done his community organizing there instead of in our 57 states, he could have saved the Rhinos.

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