This data visualization is an x-ray of the poaching, indiscriminate and meaningless of many of these animals. Where is each animal hunted? How much can you get to pay for it?
The rhino is on the verge of extinction. Its horn can be worth more than $ 65,000 a kilo in the asian black market. In countries like Vietnam or China, many people attribute the horn miraculous healing properties. Like the rhino, many animal species are hunted every year for coveted body parts for different reasons: gastronomic delicacy, cancer remedy, social status symbol or mere decorative piece.
This data-viz is an x-ray of the indiscriminate and meaningless poaching suffered by these animals.
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