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Hormone analysis helps identify horny rhinos
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The first comprehensive study of captive black rhino reproduction in Europe highlights how hormone analysis could improve the success of breeding programmes.
San Diego Helps Rhino Group Exceed Goal
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
San Diego has helped a rhinoceros conservation group surpass its fundraising goal. The American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) aimed to raise $500,000 at its annual Bowling for Rhinos events across the country, a goal which it exceeded. More than $217,
University boffins help rhinos get horny
Monday, August 25, 2014
Researchers at the University of Manchester believe the findings of their six-year study into endangered black rhinos could improve the success of breeding programmes
Baby rhino excites Uganda's sanctuary
Monday, August 25, 2014
Bella and her three-month old daughter Luna look unbothered by the scores of curious eyes and whispers of human beings in their vicinity.
South Africa Makes A Plan To Protect Rhinos From Poachers
Monday, August 25, 2014
These days, South Africa is a dangerous place to be if you're a rhinoceros. A majority of the world's rhinos live there, but they are increasingly threatened by poachers who kill the animals for their valuable horns. South Africa's Ministry of Environmenta
BR Zoo cuts ribbon on new rhino exhibit
Friday, August 22, 2014
A Thursday morning ribbon-cutting officially welcomed Anala to her new home at BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo. The 2,570 pound Indian rhinoceros from Zoo Miami arrived in June. This 2-year-old female is the second species of rhino living at the Baton Rouge Zoo and
Zoo to host Bowling for Rhinos
Friday, August 22, 2014
Your strikes and spares can help save rhinos. The Buffalo Zoo is hosting its annual Bowling for Rhinos event Friday night. It’s happening at Transit Lanes in Williamsville, from 7 to 10 p.m.
Rhino poacher gets seven years in prison
Friday, August 22, 2014
A KUNENE resident convicted of poaching a rhinoceros and possessing the endangered animal’s two horns was sentenced to an effective seven years’ imprisonment and fined a total of N$13 000 at the end of his trial in the Opuwo Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
Zimbabwe: 'Rhino Horn' Deal Backfires On Trio
Friday, August 22, 2014
THREE Masvingo men who allegedly tampered with cattle horns to make them appear like rhino horns in a bid to dupe South African buyers were arrested this week.
Handy facts about white rhino
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The square-lipped rhinoceros also commonly referred to as the white rhinoceros is among the 5 species of the rhino in existence. It is highly social unlike the other rhino species and has a wide mouth for grazing. The square-lipped rhino is the 2nd largest