The Western Black Rhino is extinct (again), and it's okay to be angry

Yesterday, thanks to an updated CNN article, the Western Black Rhino was declared extinct. Again. The first time was in 2011. But then, says Boxplot's Maki Naro, "in this fast-paced world, it's easy to forget when an animal quietly sulks off into the night. Only that wasn't the case here at all." » 11/07/13 2:40pm 11/07/13 2:40pm

Africa's Western black rhino has been declared extinct

In 2006, researchers undertook an extensive search for Western black rhinos in Cameroon, the place where the species was last sighted. No rhinos were found. Researchers failed to turn up any evidence of their dung, tracks, or signs of feeding. Had the rare subspecies of black rhinoceros gone the way of the dodo?… » 11/11/11 7:40am 11/11/11 7:40am