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CONSERVATION LESSONS from the past PART 6

The tragic demise of the northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) has been covered ad nauseam of late but what perhaps is not as widely known are the many valiant attempts over the years to try and save this iconic species from extinction.

This rhino historically ranged from north-western Uganda northwards along the west bank of the Albert Nile, through the infamous Lado Enclave and up to the Shambe district in Sudan. From there it had a patchy distribution northwest to the shores of Lake Chad and also occurred in the eastern parts of the Central African Republic and of course the northeastern corner of the DRC, where it made one last stand in the only place it was ever formally protected, the Garamba National Park.

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White rhino in Uganda started to come under severe poaching pressure in the and numerous appeals made to local chiefs and their people to look after their rhino unfortunately were

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