2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 41,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 15 sold-out performances for that many…

Black rhino mother and calf - Lowveld Conservancies

Black Rhino Translocations in Botswana

Black rhinos (Diceros bicornis) are among the most threatened rhino species – sadly, a number of populations have all but disappeared. In the 1980s, rampant rhino poaching extirpated Botswana’s black rhino population. Other countries also suffered heavy losses, but since then, the species has been slowly coming back. Black rhinos now number about 5,055 animals.…