It was the rarest black rhino subspecies and it was recognized as endangered during last fifty years. It was cruelly hunted by poachers. In early 1980s their population was counted in hundreds, while in the year of 2000 only 10 Black African Rhinos remained. Latest surveys around their natural habitat failed to find any remaining specimens and they are declared as being extinct as no black rhinos are held in the Zoos.
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