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Ted Hughes (1930-98)

The Black Rhino 1988

Autograph manuscript on paper. [12] p. | RCIN 1008644

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Presented by Ted Hughes, Poet Laureate, on 29 March 1988. The poem was composed by Hughes to help raise funds for the Rhino Rescue Appeal of 1987. Although its population is increasing, the black rhinoceros remains critically endangered.