Used to be widespread -- vietnam -- habitat loss and hunting for its horn. Horn materials used to promote sexual stamina in men. Single occurrence highly vulnerable to poaching, disease, or other mishap. Very low genetic diversity in tiny population. Won"t breed in captivity, but actually increasing a bit to date. No other areas to place these rhinos that are safe from poaching. A wild species you maybe had never heard of. Poachers overpower park staff and knock population down from 60 to 10 in less than a year. 9/10 are killed in a landslide from a volcano eruption during the rainy season. 1 lonely rhino hangs on for a (cid:272)ouple of years (cid:271)ut fi(cid:374)ally dies Taxonomy -- unique species, biological unit - subspecies of some larger species - is losing it as bad. Interest/relevance as losing something that was unlike any other species.