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Brooks, M., 2000. African Rhino Specialist Group report. Pachyderm 29: 7-11

Location: Africa
Subject: Distribution - Status
Species: Black Rhino

Original text on this topic:
The Group Secretariat has compiled the latest continental statistics from data supplied at the meeting. These figures place the current population of the white rhino in the wild at approximately 10,400 and that of the black rhino at 2700. Therefore, African rhino numbers have exceeded 13,000 for the first time since the mid-1980s. IUCN and WWF jointly issued a press release to publicize this news.

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