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Friday, February 15, 2008

A Rhino Named Kofi Annan

That's Rhino...certainly not RINO.

A baby rhinoceros in Kenya has been named after (my words): one of the most corrupt United Nation's Secretary Generals ever. BBC News:

    A new-born rhinoceros in Kenya has been named Kofi Annan in honour of the former UN Secretary General.

    Baby Kofi was born at the weekend in the community-owned Ol Choro Oirogua Conservancy in the Maasai Mara reserve.

    [...]

    Kofi's birth comes three months after a new strategy was announced to increase the numbers of endangered rhinos.

    Rangers did not say there were any obvious comparisons between Mr Annan and the horned beast, but some have suggested he will need a thick skin to push forward difficult negotiations between Mr Kibaki and Mr Odinga.

    "Thick-skinned Kofi Annan is likely to spend years in the wild," the United Nations said in a statement.

No doubt in my mind that the 4-legged Kofi has higher morals and ethical standards than the two-legged Kofi.


The Always Defiant Two-Legged Kofi Annan

Comments:
I see you found a rare photo of Annan with his mouth closed...

Nice work.

--Don Long
 
I think I managed to score and save the only photo ever of Kofi - the two legged one - with his mouth closed.
 
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