Please Take Action to Help Protect Rhinos

Rantings From a Virtual Soapbox

Please sign and share the following petition:

South Africa: Protect Rhinos from Poaching – Don’t Legalize the Trade of Rhino Horn!

“In 2016, more than 1,000 rhinos were poached in South Africa.Rhinos are no longer safe even at zoos – rhino horn is in such high demand that poachers recently broke into France’s Thoiry Zoo, shot and killed a white rhinoceros, and sawed off his horn with a chainsaw. Zoos throughout Europe and reserves in Africa are now cutting off the horns of living rhinos to protect them from the criminal gangs determined to kill rhinos and acquire their horn.

Despite the immense threats rhinos face as a species, South Africa is considering a proposal to legalize the trade of rhino horn within the nation’s borders and allow some exports for “personal purposes.”

Please sign this petition urging South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs and the South African Parliament…

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