James Palmer allegedly shot a protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others.
A 34 year-old rhino named Suni, died from natural causes on Oct. 17, at a nature reserve in Kenya, leaving just six northern white rhinos remaining worldwide.
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct.
Both surveillance technology and Google have generated controversyt. But in opposition to the growing international threat of poaching, however, many feel they can be put to good use.