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Review: 'The Once and Future World' by J.B. MacKinnon

Review: 'The Once and Future World' by J.B. MacKinnon

Chicagoans thrilled last month to news that a healthy 60-pound infant was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo. King, the new addition, is a rare eastern black rhinoceros, an endangered species native to South Africa that has been poached to the brink of existence: Today there are believed to exist a scant 5,000 in the wild. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to learn about joining Printers Row. --------------------   As photos of the calf tottering around his enclosure made the media rounds, it was hard to avoid the obvious: King was...

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