I was moved to tears today. All because of one fact, that I had already heard…

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This is Nola. She is a North African White Rhino.

She is definitely special, but the reason I am writing today is because she is one of only 5 left in the world. Why? Because of poaching. In the region of the world she is from, hunters will slaughter these animals for their horns—due to the ‘medicinal’ properties (and as aphrodesiacs).

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