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Indian rhinos to be star attraction at Mysore zoo this Dasara season
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Virat and Bobbli are new to Mysore and are taking time to adjust. The Indian one-horned rhinoceros were checked into the Mysore quietly in the wee hours of Monday and are doing well.
San Diego Zoo Welcomes Calf of Critically Endangered Male Black Rhino
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The staff of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is thrilled to announce the birth of a male black rhino, who is the 15th rhino calf born at the Park.
SanParks denies sale of Kruger National Park rhino
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
SANParks on Sunday denied that the Kruger National Park (KNP) planned on moving 500 of its rhino out of the park and selling half of them to private buyers
Female rhino, calf killed after poacher attack at Ol Pejeta
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
An eight year old female black Rhino named Malkia and her calf were killed after an attack by poachers at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia on Thursday .
OKC Zoo announces 3-week-old rhino name
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The 3-week-old male Indian rhino from the Oklahoma City Zoo now has a name.
Mining poses new threat to world's greatest rhino sanctuary
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The surface of a pool near the Imfolozi river ripples as a white rhino, its young calf close by, lowers its mouth to drink. Rhinos have roamed the Earth in such a way for 40 million years. Humans, by comparison, are new kids on the block.
No decision yet on SA rhino horn sales
Thursday, July 17, 2014
No decision has been taken yet on whether South Africa will seek permission from Cites to sell its 18-ton stockpile of rhino horn, Environment Minister Edna Molewa said on Thursday.
Miami a hub in global rhino horn black market
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The conviction of a Miami shop owner this month was the latest crackdown by a federal task force targeting illegal trafficking in a substance that costs more per ounce than cocaine, or even gold.
Rhino poaching continues at record pace in South Africa
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
More than 500 rhinos -- and more than 150 in just the last two months -- have been killed in South Africa so far this year, putting the country on pace to break last year's record of more than 1,000 poached rhinos.
U.S should sanction Mozambique for its role in elephant, rhino poaching, urges NGOs
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Two prominent NGOs—the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the International Rhino Foundation (IRF)—are petitioning the U.S government to slap Mozambique with trade sanctions due to the country's role in regional poaching. The groups contend that