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Sept. 22 is World Rhino Day!

Today is World Rhino Day, a day focusing on spreading awareness for the five living rhino species and the work being done to save them. Four of the five remaining species are threatened with extinction. Three are critically endangered, meaning that they could go extinct in our lifetime. At the start of the 20th century, 500,000 rhinos roamed the earth. Today, there are only 28,000 left. Poaching and habitat fragmentation threaten rhino populations daily.    The Fort Worth Zoo... Read More
at Wednesday, September 22, 2021