PHOTOGRAPH BY BRENT STIRTON

I am a black rhinoceros. I lived in South Africa’s Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. Poachers killed me for my horn. They shot me with high-caliber bullets. There are only 5000 of us left. I am dead because good men and women looked away. I am dead because of greed. I am dead because the powerful elite in every nation collaborate to succeed. I can speak no more, so will you kindly speak for me.

Ellington Ellis (2016)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/

http://www.worldwildlife.org/species/black-rhino

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/black-rhinoceros/

http://www.bagheera.com/inthewild/van_anim_rhino.htm

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