Group anti-poaching guards the northern white rhino in Ol Pejeta reserve in Kenya.



Group anti-poaching guards the northern white rhino in Ol Pejeta reserve in Kenya. Security around the clock. In this park there are four of the world's remaining eight specimens of this animal. Despite the fact that the production of rhino horn is prohibited, the demand for it has increased dramatically since the Asian middle class can afford this expensive product, previously available only to the richest. Power can be bribed, or turning a blind eye to violations of the law. Rhino horn is used primarily as an anti-fever, and as an antitoxin. The use of horns for these purposes goes back centuries. Rhino horn in Vietnam is priced at 1,865 euros per 100 grams of local clients and foreign buyers are paying more than 6340 Euros. Only in South Africa in 2011, poachers killed more than 400 rhinos. In the world there are only 16,000 rhinos ...

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