Afar (Ethiopia). Some say the Afar are descendants of the Egyptian pharaohs. They share some similarities in the way people wear their hair and shawls draped loosely over their shoulders, a few words of their language, and use symbols reminiscent of hieroglyphics to mark their camels.
African Clothing Study Africa | Hamar Women, Ethiopia | Postcard image from the work of Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher in a study of the women of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia and the surrounding countries.
Black Rhinoceros, Kenya , declared extinct in some areas of Africa all Rhinos are facing extinction because of the mythical aphrodisiac properties attributed to ground rhino horn. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers fueled by greed are making war on them at a frightening rate.