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What If Rhinos Were No More?

April 29, 2012

Tags: rhino poaching, Eric Dinerstein, megaherbivores, megagardeners

I got a really interesting question from a Facebook friend and fellow rhino-lover in Amsterdam. She writes: “What would be the impact on the world ecologically if a complete species like the rhino were to go extinct?”

My mind immediately leapt to the fascinating phenomenon of rhino latrines. Rhinos don’t poop just any (more…)