Words by FossilRim.org
Photography by Eric Killingsworth
Fossil Rim was founded on the conviction that all creatures have a right to exist; that the natural world has intrinsic value apart from human perceptions and needs; and that this right and this value deserve our deep respect. Modern culture, with its emphasis on economic and technological values, tends to threaten the quality and integrity of nature. Fossil Rim strives to provide a model and stimulus for alternative ways of experiencing and relating to animals and nature as a whole.
This nearby non-profit organization’s vision is focused on the good stewardship of wildlife for the well-being of our planet, our children and the generations to come, supported through the participation of an informed and concerned public. Their mission is dedicated to the conservation of species in peril, conducting scientific research, training of professionals, responsible management of natural resources and public education. Through these activities, we provide a diversity of compelling learning experiences that inspire positive change in the way people think, feel and act with Nature.
1. Southern White Rhinoceros
Second-largest land mammal native to Southern and Eastern Africa.
Also known as Barbary sheep, are the only wild sheep in Africa.
5. Fallow Deer
The most widely kept of the world’s deer and have been introduced to all inhabited continents.
An antelope of the same tribe (Antilopini) that includes gazelles, the springbok, and the gerenuk.
2. American Bison
Found only in North America and Europe, bison are our National Mammal.
Name originated from an early explorer who thought the giraffe resembled both a camel and a leopard.
A prehistoric bird thought to have roamed the outback of Australia some 80 million years ago.
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