A Rhino Encounter and #JustOneRhino

Fantastic campaign. I encourage all bloggers to join up and everyone else to donate. Thanks for bringing this campaign to my attention, Lady of the Zoos!

Lady of the Zoos

rhinos“In conservation, the motto should always be ‘never say die’.” ~Gerald Durrell

For as long as I can remember I’ve been passionate about wildlife and was determined that I would one day work with the beautiful, exotic animals I saw in the zoo like monkeys, tigers and even hyenas.  Yes, you read that right – even hyenas, I’ve always had a love for the underdogs of the animal kingdom.  Sometimes I didn’t know how much I loved a particular animal until I had an encounter with it, like snakes, tarantulas and rhinos.

During my days at college I had an amazing professor who at the time was working for World Wildlife Fund Canada and was a long time volunteer for the Toronto Zoo, and for one of our classes we headed to the zoo for a little behind the scenes tour.  I was ecstatic! That tour ended up including a chance…

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One thought on “A Rhino Encounter and #JustOneRhino

  1. Thank you so much for sharing this piece! The #JustOneRhino campaign is dear to my heart and I hope everyone who encounters it will either keep sharing the word and also donate – every little bit counts!

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