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SanParks receives R3.5 million for rhino conservation
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
"I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Bavaria Brewery and to each of the participating retailers for their commitment to SanParks," acting SanParks chief executive officer Abe Sibiya said on Tuesday in Pretoria.
Cops crack down on rhino poachers
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Police spokesperson Colonel Ronel Otto said the suspects would face charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. “As we investigate further more charges will be added.”
Namibia: Rhino Poachers Strike Again
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
POACHERS ruthlessly gunned down a black rhino last week Tuesday in Namibia's northwest region.
Rhino horns worth millions stolen from state tourism safe
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Around 40 rhino horns worth millions of dollars have been stolen from the safe of a state tourism organisation in South Africa, a press report said.
Rhino carcass found in Jaldapara
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A rhino carcass was found in Jaldapara National Park on Sunday which had its horn missing. Though autopsy revealed that the adult male had died in a fight with another rhino around five days back, foresters do not yet know what happened to the horn.
Ivory, rhino horn funding Korean nuke arms race
Thursday, April 17, 2014
North Korea has diversified its business model for earning hard currency, shifting from a reliance on manufacturing drugs and counterfeiting foreign banknotes to smuggling products from endangered animal species, fake pharmaceuticals and counterfeit cigare
Warren Buffett's son to fund rhino defense with a helicopter
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Warren Buffett's son is anything but a spoiled brat. The philathropist-farmer yesterday pledged to expand his efforts to protect rhinos with a high-flying whirly-bird.
Patna zoo to get 14 new animals
Thursday, April 17, 2014
This rainy season, Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, also known as Patna zoo, will welcome 14 new animals following a barter deal with Mysore zoo.
`Rhinos to be extinct by 2020`
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Experts have revealed that if poaching continues at the present alarming rate, both white and black rhinos will be extinct by the year 2020.
Call to legalise rhino horn ‘bound to fail’
Thursday, April 17, 2014
South Africa risks huge embarrassment on home soil should it approach the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) in 2016 with a proposal to legalise the international trade in rhino horn.