Good Bye Sudan -We will miss you!
Remember couple of years ago we heard news that in the last 40 years 50% of all vertebrate species had disappeared? And then came in another news that by 2020 this figure is likely to rise to 66% of all vertebrates. Animals, it seems, are on the way out. And the worst is that no one appears to care much!
Nature created the wild, the humans and many creatures and put them all together on this earth which meant that all the creation was made to coexist in harmony.
But humans did so much that could go against nature that we ensured that many creations of nature go extinct.
And we did it yet again, one more species is close to extinction as the Worlds only left last Northern male rhino is gone and we could do nothing.
“Sudan”-yes that was the name given to him. He was the last male of his subspecies, which means his going almost ensures that we cannot have any kid of this clan again.
But why did the northern white rhino disappear? Animal poaching is the answer here. Yes, this second largest mammal in Africa was killed again and again for its horn.
As they say the horn of this animal is considered twice or thrice as valuable as gold. In various Asian and Chinese medicine this horn when powdered can cure humans of all sorts of ailments.
Behind this increasing illegal yet organized crime wave is a surge in demand from the far east and European Asian communities for powdered rhino horn, which is used in traditional Chinese medicines.
Sorry Sudan we humans couldn’t save you all, and we lost you to our greed and hunger for money ,and the greed to look rich and powerful and the greed to save our own lives even though it costed us loosing all of you.
How I wish you were not born with that horn, at least you could live then…in this inhuman world!
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