An adult white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) in the veld (field) where it belongs. In the Wild. Such a dramatic sight will disappear if we fail to deal effectively with the threat of poaching.
Photo used as lead image in article - ‘Medical tourism’ to South Africa will only drive rhino closer to extinction, published in The Conversation. For World Rhino Day 2016 and CoP17 (the CITES conference: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora).
Location: South Africa
Photographer: Jason Gilchrist