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Close encounter with Wild Africa

A White Rhinoceros, also known as Square-lipped Rhinoceros, in Lake Nakuru National Park. Poached for their horns, which are believed to have aphrodisiac properties, these animals have nearly been hunted to extinction. They are now protected in Kenya and some other African countries.

Wild, Wild Africaaaaaah!

Africa! Just the name brings to mind vast wind-ruffled grasslands, exotic wildlife and deep mysteries. Yahoo! reader NITIN VYAS captures the beauty of African wildlife with his lens but worries that the animals we love might not survive very long unless conservation is stepped up.