Disclaimer this is inspired by Paw Paw animal society
Poaching is when any wild animal is illegally killed. The main reasons either for fun or something like a horn.It has brought many animals to the point where they are or where (at one point) considered an endangered animal. You can help by spreading awareness and contacting the game warden or police if you witness this happening.Our animal of the month to go with our topic will be....The Javan Rhino. Their severe endangerment was caused by poaching and deforestation. There are about 61 to 63 Javan Rhinos left.
FACT OF THE WEEK-
In 2012, 668 rhinos were poached in South Africa. As of January 2013 it increased to 946, these animals were being poached at a rate of 2 per day.