This man is going to climb Antarctica's highest mountain to help raise awareness and funds for wildlife conservation wearing a rhino suit

This man is going to climb Antarctica's highest mountain to help raise awareness and funds for wildlife conservation wearing a rhino suit

John Black is going to attempt something remarkable, something no one has done before. He is going scale Antarctica's tallest mountain in a rhino suit.

John is attempting to raise $250,000 to help with wildlife conservation if he reaches his goal he has promised to climb Mount Vinson wearing a rhino suit.

This man is going to climb Antarctica's highest mountain to help raise awareness and funds for wildlife conservation wearing a rhino suit .

John running in the 2013 London Marathon in a rhino suit similar to the one he plans to climb Mt. Vinson in.

He is an experienced climber and has climbed 6 of the seven highest mountains on each continent. This last climb will mean more to him, not that it is a completion of a personal goal but what it means for the environment.

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“I feel it is our duty to preserve the fauna and flora diversity we have,” John has gone to great lengths to help with wildlife conservation.

This man is going to climb Antarctica's highest mountain to help raise awareness and funds for wildlife conservation wearing a rhino suit .

In 2011 Jonh climbed Denali in Alaska

On Friday, the 22nd of September is World Rhino Day, John plans to publicly promise to climb Mt. Vinson in aid of wildlife conservation.

“I challenge you to make a donation and then watch me make history in Antarctica in a Rhino suit. It will be legendary, and the Rhinos will be grateful!” Is John's challenge to the world. The funds raised will go to the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT).

Briefly.co.za learned from goodthingsguy.com that in 2013, John took part in the London Marathon while wearing a full body rhino suit, he plans to climb Mt. Vinson wearing a similar one.

This man is going to climb Antarctica's highest mountain to help raise awareness and funds for wildlife conservation wearing a rhino suit .

Wayne Bolton on his OLLI Frontier Ride

There are many organisations working towards wildlife conservation goals, earlier this year Wayne Bolton completed his OLLI Frontier Rhino Ride, in which he cycled through 20 game reserves from Nelson Mandela Bay, through KZN to the Mozambique border.

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