No More Tears

Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Geraldine Simmons | Artists for Conservation
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No More Tears

Wallhanging
African Wildlife
Dimensions:
11.00" H x 12.00" W
Medium:
Pastels
Year Completed:
2018
Subject(s):
Rhinoceros
Original for Sale:
SOLD
Available as Ltd Edition:
No
Artist will donate 10% to Save the Rhino International from sale of this work.
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Rhinos are one of the longest surviving animals on the planet. Rhinos were roaming the earth in abundance over 50 million years ago. In comparison, in what seems like a flash, these magnificent creatures have lost staggering numbers to humans where, on average, a rhino is poached every 22 hours. Sadly, only two rhino species have fewer than 80 animals left.

Stirred by the statistics, I felt inspired to visit the Western Plains Zoo, NSW and get close to a real rhino. Although the facts are devastating, there was something at that moment, when close to that rhino, I sensed some happiness emanating from him as his almost bulletproof skin soaked up the warm rays on the dawn of this new day. Can we create a new day for rhinos? Can they thrive in spacious habitats, co-exist with humans and be free from harm? All animals deserve this.

 

 

 

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