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SOS Rhino Review

January, 2002

Welcome to the SOS Rhino Review, a newsletter about rhinos from SOS Rhino. You'll find links to interesting articles here . . as well as a few surprises! We have provided some updates on our efforts to save rhinos all over the world. If you'd rather not receive this newsletter, simply reply to this e-mail and type "Unsubscribe" in the subject field.

And now, let's go to the rhino news.

1. World Rhino News
2. Feature Stories
3. What's New on Our Web Site!
4. Trivia Questions
5. How You Can Help
6. Trivia Answers


Full Stories Are Available Via Web Links
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1. World Rhino News

Returning rhinos are Uganda's white hope

NAIROBI -- The World Bank is promoting the benefits of a creature hunted to death under Idi Amin

http://www.sosrhino.org/news/rhinonews110701.php

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2. Feature Stories

Coaxing Rhinos to do What Comes Naturally

A New York Times interview with Dr. Terry Roth of Cincinnati Zoo on the miracle birth of the first Sumatran rhino born in captivity in 112 years.

http://www.sosrhino.org/news/rhinonews122501.php


SOS RHINO Receives Product Grant from Handspring Foundation

SOS Rhino received a donation of 25 Handspring Deluxe Visor Handheld computers.

http://www.sosrhino.org/news/pr121001b.php


SOS RHINO Announces 2002 Volunteer Program

Help SOS Rhino's Borneo Team track the elusive Sumatran rhino in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.

http://www.sosrhino.org/programs/volunteer.php

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3. What's New on Our Web Site!

Visit our new and improved web site: Everything RHINO!
Our web site contains "all things rhino", from answers to the most frequently asked questions, to ongoing research and survey projects, to rhinos making the news http://www.sosrhino.org.


Find out more about how the SOS Rhino Borneo team uses the latest technology to track the Sumatran rhino in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo by clicking http://www.sosrhino.org/programs/technology.php.


Go to http://www.sosrhino.org for the latest developments in our fight to
save the rhinoceros from extinction.

Ever wonder where in the USA you can find an eastern black rhinoceros?
Simply click on over to our Rhino Locator Map at
http://www.sosrhino.org/knowledge/index.php and find the zoos where you can see
one!

Watch a video about saving rhinos! Our site now features streaming video.
Turn to http://www.sosrhino.org/about/videos.php for some award-winning videos.

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4. Trivia Questions

1. True or False: There are less than 70 Javan rhinos alive today
2. Why has the white rhinoceros developed a wide, square lip?
3. Name the five (5) main rhino species surviving today.

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5. How You Can Help

There are only 300 Sumatran rhinos left on Earth. Without direct help from
generous humans, they may never be seen again. We urge you to give what you
can in the form of a donation - adopt a doc, researcher, keeper, or purchase one of SOS Rhino's products: a T-shirt or a video. Visit
http://www.sosrhino.org/donate/index.php today, and give
from your heart.

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6. Trivia Answers

1. True. Rhino populations are declining due to poaching and habitat destruction.
2. The white rhinoceros spends much of its time "grazing". The wide, square lip helps in cutting the sharp grass.
3. Asian one-horned, white, black, Javan, Sumatran

 





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