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Saving Mongolia's last wild horses
07-27-2011, 03:53 PM #1
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Quote:Mongolia is home to the last species of truly wild horses on the planet.

The "Takhi" horse dates from the times of Genghis Khan, but has been hunted to the brink of extinction.

Conservationists are now trying to protect the species by breeding them in zoos around the world.

Sad that wildlife has to be administered and managed on our world.
07-27-2011, 06:52 PM #2
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Agreed. It was bad enough that we hunted animals into extinction, or close to it, in the past, but we should know better now. Poaching endangered animals is a great scourge of man. Unfortunately, greed and selfishness will be around as long as man remains on earth.

The water problem is going to be our end. The time is rapidly approaching when there will be no fresh water left. Unfortunately, there is no real way to stop it without drastic measures like population control. Not only do we waste water on a personal level, manufacturing wastes unbelievable amounts of water. For instance, did you know it take an estimated 39,000+ gallons to manufacture one car? So, I will die of dehydration, but I can drive my car!


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