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June 21, 2021

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Another One Bites the Dust

Well, there’s one less big, awesome, incredible animal in the world to worry about. Thanks, humans. Apparently the last time this magnificent creature was spotted in the wild, and not mounted on someone’s wall was in 2006. Africa’s western black rhino is now officially extinct according to the world’s largest conservation network – the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which maintains a Red List of Threatened Species. There is both good and bad news for other animals under the watchful eye of the IUCN. Africa’s northern white rhino, and Asia’s Java rhino are teetering on the brink of extinction also. “In…