All five of the world's diverse species of rhinoceros have been brought to the edge of extinction. China and Vietnam being the principal culprits in the rhino poaching epidemic - where it is falsely believed that rhino horn ( which is made up entirely of KERATIN) has medicinal properties.
＜アインシュタイン＞ Our task must be to free ourselves...by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. Albert Einstein (1879-1955) 私たちの課題は、全ての生き物、全ての自然、そして その美しさを受け入れる憐れみの輪を広げることによって、私たち自身を解放することである。
The Arizona mountain kingsnake (Lampropeltis pyromelana) is harmless. Its coloration, though, is similar to that of the Western coral snake (Micruroides euryxanthus). Therefore it is believed to be a mimic, i.e. it uses the poisonous snake's colours as disguise to enemies.