We all love rhinos, they are fantastic creatures. The thing that makes them unique, is also, sadly, a cause for concern. Rhino horn is illegally sold in certain countries as a mythical cure for all sorts of things - from hangovers to cancer - none of which has any proven medical benefit. After all, rhino horn is only keratin, the same as your finger nails - so "What is the point?"
The Cross River Gorilla, with fewer than 300 individuals estimated to exist in the wild, is the most threatened of the gorilla subspecies. In 2014, the Great Apes Programme will help to establish 3 new great ape reserves, in close collaboration with local communities and the Cameroon government.
Read more about the Cross River Gorilla Petition