West African and Javen Rhinos are extinct.

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  1. Gretnablue

    Gretnablue Well-Known Member

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    WTDylio Where is Jessica Hyde?

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    Fuck.....don't really know what to say about that....a real shame...I didn't even know what a Javan Rhino is, and now they're close to extinction?? Goddamit
     
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    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    Hey cool we're awful at not ruining up nature.
     
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    I pray every day humanity never gets off this rock to spread it's plague of death and misery to any other undeserving recipients.
     
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    Sucks...It had such cool looking horns.
     
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    I see no reason this is more significant than the death of the same amount of animals from other species that are not extinct.
     
  9. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Extinct in the wild people, not gone totally. They still live on in zoos.
     
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    VaderPrime1 Prepare for termination!

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    You guys know many other animals have gone extinct... right? It happens, oh well, we move on. I'd really love to see a Dodo or a Saber-tooth, but I can't.
     
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    Not yet, anyways.
     
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    These were the last of them, meaning while their deaths as individuals may be no less or more lamentable than another death due to poaching, their death as a species lessens the breadth and wonder of the natural world, and is one more condemnable strike against us in our stewardship of the planet.




    No, they don't. There are no known specimens alive in captivity.
     
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    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

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    The vast majority of species that have ever existed are extinct. The loss of one or two species in that context isn't significant, but it's the current trend that's distrubing.
     
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    "Us?" I see no "us." I don't live in Africa.

    Regardless, extinction just means they won't be lonely now. It's a GOOD thing.
     
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    And in my younger days I wouldn't have thought such a thing, but it has became painfully clear that as a whole species humans will never even slow down consuming and destroying everything around them until its too late for themselves and whatever other species are unlucky enough to be in their path.

    Sure there are individuals who try to slow it down, but as a whole there is little hope, if we do spread to another world somehow the cycle will all start again, in time whatever else is on any world we find will die. What gives one species the right to destroy everything around it for greed?
     
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    ^ Survival of the fittest?
     
  19. Aernaroth

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    This is an extremely short-sighted and narrow view of things.
     
  20. MisterFanwank

    MisterFanwank Toy Industry Analyst

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    ^ What? That I won't take responsibility for the actions of others?

    The second part of my post was in jest.
     

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