The Last Rhinos: My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures
Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
The inspiring real tale of "the Indiana Jones of conservation." ―The dad or mum (UK)
When Lawrence Anthony, writer of The Elephant Whisperer, cared for not just elephants yet different forms of flora and fauna, together with rhinos, on his nature reserve. So while he realized that there have been just a handful of northern white rhinos left within the wild, residing in a space of the Congo managed by way of the notorious Lord's Resistance military, he was resolute to save lots of them from extinction. If the area misplaced this subspecies of rhinoceros, it might be the most important land mammal because the woolly gigantic to move extinct, a tragedy should you care concerning the world's endangered species.
What was once a rare event, as Anthony headed into the jungle to invite the rebels to assist guard the rhino. occasionally humorous, occasionally relocating, and consistently exciting, The final Rhinos tells the tale of his struggle to save lots of those awesome creatures.
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