Rhinoceros, the white Rhino, being sadly poached almost daily.

Rhinoceros often abbreviated as rhino.

Rhinos are killed by humans for their horns, which are bought and sold on the black market, used by some cultures for ornamental or (pseudo-scientific) medicinal purposes. The horns are of the same type of protein that makes up hair and fingernails Both African species and the Sumatran’s have two horns, while the Indian and Javan have a single horn.

The IUCN Red List identifies three of the species as critically endangered.

These are Photos taken In Kruger National Park as well as in the Kalahari.

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The Humble Mongoose of the Kalahari.

The slender mongoose (Galerella sanguinea), also known as the black-tipped mongoose or the black-tailed mongoose, is a very common species of mongoose.

This extract is copied from Wikipedia for your information.

The slender mongoose is primarily carnivorous, though it is an opportunistic omnivore. Insects make up the bulk of its diet, but lizards, rodents, snakes, birds, amphibians, and the occasional fruit are eaten when available. It will also eat carrion and eggs. As befits the popular image of mongooses, the Slender Mongoose is capable of killing and subsequently eating venomous snakes, but such snakes do not constitute a significant portion of its diet.

Slender mongooses are more adept at climbing trees than other mongooses, and will often hunt birds there.

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