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grub writes: Truly tragic. Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct according the latest review of animals and plants by the world's largest conservation network.

The subspecies of the black rhino — which is classified as "critically endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species — was last seen in western Africa in 2006.

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Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

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