I’m sure you all recognize this as a rhinoceros.  At one time prevalent in east Africa, the rhinoceros has been on the verge of extinction for some time thanks to over-hunting and poaching.  There are many stories of early missionaries who avoided a rhino goring by climbing a tree, but those times seem distant now.  Consigned only to game reserves, they seem completely unaffected by the many passing cars and camera laiden tourists.  Poachers are still trouble to these creatures as the horn brings good money on the black market (the rest of the animal is discarded), but woe to you if you’re caught.  Kenya takes its wildlife seriously, and you don’t want to spend your days inside a third world prison!!!

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