Today is World Rhino Day. Join others in celebrating and protecting these interesting creatures that share our planet. Read this article to learn of one person's interaction with and reaction to a special rhinoceros named Sudan.
What I Learned Documenting the Last Male Northern White Rhino's Death
"When we see ourselves as part of nature, we understand that saving nature is really about saving ourselves."
The slaughter of this species, as the writer puts it, is largely based on a superstitious belief in the curative power found in the rhino's horn (which actually is just made of keratin), combined with human greed. As sad and angry as that may make you, just know that there are many people working towards saving and protecting the rhinos as well, people who believe in the beauty and necessity of diversity, people who know we are all interconnected