When we talk about ivory, we often focus mostly on elephant ivory. While elephants are the main target for ivory, rhinos are being targeted with as much force, for their horns. But why? Rhino horn isn't as good a quality of ivory, so why are they so endangered? An interesting question, let's find out!
Looking back, I realize I haven't given much attention to rhinos, so here is an effort to change that. Below are six questions you didn't realize you had about rhinos. Don't click away, they're pretty interesting!
Q: How many rhino species are there?
She squeaked. She rumbled. She chirped. In fact, Northern Kentucky University senior Bethany Ellen made many elephant sounds as she talked of her love for pachyderms. But this love is no passing fancy. The public relations major has spent the better part of her life admiring, collecting and studying all things elephant.
Kerry Skiff is a conservation advocate and recent journalism graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She follows the ivory trade around the world, and uses her voice to educate Americans about their role in animal conservation.