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We're Down To 5 Northern White Rhinos: Is It Too Late For Babies?
Thursday, December 18, 2014
A 44-year-old northern white rhino named Angalifu died this week at the San Diego Zoo of old age. Now only five animals remain in this subspecies, all in captivity. Four are females. The lone male lives in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.
South Africa: Hi-Tech Boost for Fight Against Rhino Poaching
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Drone aircraft have helped reduce poaching incidents in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal by 92 percent, says Shaya E-security, builders of the drones. The drone aircraft stream live video via satellite to "armchair pilots" on the ground.
Kenya: Vets to Breed Rhinos Artificially - Experts
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Artificial methods of reproduction could provide the last chance of survival for the world's most endangered mammal, the northern white rhino, veterinary experts have said. Three of the world's last remaining five are in Kenya.
Experts on last ditch effort to save endangered rhino
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The next few months are critical for the survival of the northern white rhino, as an expert panel races to save it from oblivion. Some pin hopes on an assisted reproduction programme, but the procedures involved risk harming some of the five animals tha
3 suspected rhino poachers killed in Kruger
Monday, December 15, 2014
Three suspected rhino poachers were killed, three were injured and six escaped in various incidents in the Kruger National Park last week.
Beware the not-so-hidden charges! Photographer's camouflaged camera is struck by angry rhino
Monday, December 15, 2014
If you ever came this close to a rampaging rhino it is unlikely you would live to tell the tale. But fortunately wildlife photographer Dhritiman Mukherjee was not behind the camera when the one-horned rhino smashed into it without any provocation at the K
Northern White Rhino Dies, Leaving Just 5 in the World
Monday, December 15, 2014
A northern white rhinoceros that zoo officials said was only one of six left in the world died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Angalifu, who was about 44 years old, apparently died of old age.
Why We Need a Truly International Approach to Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Today I will address delegates at the World Bank on the illegal wildlife trade, which is a subject extremely close to my heart. I am honoured to have the opportunity to speak at such an influential forum, given the World Bank's prominence and rich history
Mysuru zoo to get four white rhinos from Japan
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The century-old Mysuru zoo has managed to establish an ambitious network with the world’s best-known zoological gardens in the United States, Europe and Australia. The recently-concluded conference of World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) at Ne
Dog's army set to lead the fight against rhino poachers in South Africa
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The South African government is training an army of dogs to help them curb the country's increasingly active rhino poachers. Poachers of the African rhino have already killed 1,020 creatures in South Africa this year alone.