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Donnie the Rhino Orphan On Road to Recovery
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
A baby rhino which lost his mother to poaching in the Kruger National Park at the weekend ended up flanking a tourist's car with almost the same colouring as himself.
Rare rhino dies at Czech zoo, leaving just four northern white rhino on Earth
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Northern white rhino on brink of extinction after deaths of male in San Diego zoo last year and female named Nabire in Czech Republic this week
How the Internet of things is protecting endangered rhinos
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
GPS, heart rate monitors and bit of rhinoplasty at work. African rhinos and other endangered creatures are getting some high-tech help in the fight against poachers. Thanks to a new project supported by the International Humane Society, called Project R
WATCH: Genet Jackson at it again, this time caught on video riding a rhino
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It was in September 2014 that Genet Jackson first made headline news. Caught in the act by a camera trap, the little wild cat with his long stripey tale was photographed riding on the backs of two different buffaloes on the same night.
The Controversial, Mad Science Strategy to Save Earth's Rhinos
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Rhino horn is more precious than gold on the black market, and people’s insatiable demand for the stuff has driven rhinos to the brink of extinction. Now a Seattle-based startup has a radical plan to save these incredible animals: Using synthetic biology t
Rhino horn camera aims to stop poachers
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
In spite of anti-poaching measures such as patrolling park rangers and safe dehorning, poaching of the threatened white rhino and critically endangered black rhino has risen astronomically. Rhino poaching has increased from 13 animals in 2007 to 1,215 i
Vietnamese youth apologise for SA’s decline in rhino
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Vietnamese youth have apologised to South Africa on behalf of Vietnam for the manner in which the use of rhino horn has resulted in a dramatic decline in rhino populations.
Last of a dying breed: Why hope is running out for the northern white rhino
Thursday, July 16, 2015
This is Sudan, a northern white rhino, and he is the final hope to save a dying species. But, at 42, time is running out because his back legs are weakening and his sperm count is lowering meaning he may not be able to mount a female and sire more offsp
South African Government Taken to Court Over Rhino Horn Trade Moratorium
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Two of South Africa’s largest private rhino breeders have taken the South African government to court in an effort to lift a moratorium that bans domestic trade in rhino horn. In 2012, Johan Kruger, a Limpopo game farmer and rhino breeder, introduced li
Janajati CA members bat for rhino
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Janajati members of the Constituent Assembly have demanded that one-horned rhino be declared the national animal of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, instead of the cow that has been proposed.