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Rare white rhino born at Lion Country Safari
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A rare female southern white rhinoceros was born in front of guests on safari last week. The baby, named Blossom, is the third calf born to Bloom. Blossom was born Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., a rarity because most white rhinos are born at night.
Let's help name Disney's rhino 'Kiama'
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A BABY white rhino born in the United States could soon have a special connection to Kiama.
South Africa: Airport Police Arrested Chinese National With Rhino Horn and Abalone
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A 32-year-old Chinese national was arrested at Cape Town International Airport on Nature Conservation and Marine Coastal Resources Acts charges yesterday, Wednesday, 24 March 2015.
South Africa: Relocating Rhino to Create New Breeding Populations
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Nineteen black rhino were recently released at an undisclosed location in South Africa to create a new breeding population of the critically endangered animals.
Advanced helicopter to tackle rhino poaching
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The air mobility in the fight against rhino poachers has kicked off with the acquisition of another Airbus helicopter equipped with night vision and night-flying capabilities.
Africa’s Conservation Miracle: The Return of the Rhinos
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Habitat destruction. That’s almost always the answer to a question of wildlife conservation. Why has this species declined? Why has that species gone extinct? Because the place where it lives is being or has been destroyed.
Ranger Drone Could Help Fight Against Rhino Poaching
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Unmanned aerial vehicle technology designed by Spanish engineers will be used to fight rhino poachers in national parks in Africa. The ranger drone is fitted with thermal vision that can report potential irregularities in real time.
New technology is saving elephants and rhinos from poaching
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Endangered rhinoceros and elephants have a fighting chance against poachers thanks to drone technology. Over 40,000 elephants and 1,200 rhinos were killed last year alone. But now, supercomputer-powered drones are chasing away poachers day and night. Air S
Rhino Squad in Training for Botswana as Country Battles Poachers
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Botswana has started training law enforcement officers who will form a specialist team to tackle rhino poachers, the southern African country’s environment minister said.
Workshop held to raise awareness against rhino poaching
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
A workshop organised by the Women's Union of Hai Phong city to raise awareness about curbing demand for rhinoceros (rhino) horns was held this morning. The workshop was conducted in co-ordination with the Viet Nam Convention on International Trade in Endan