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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
South African Police Officer Held over Attempted Rhino Poaching
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A police constable and eight other suspects have been caught trying to poach rhinoceros horns from a private game farm in Rakin's Pass, Limpopo, the northern-most province of South Africa. The police officer is believed to be connected to the Crime Prev
Yao Ming urges China to 'say no to ivory and rhino horn' with new film
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A baby elephant wearing a plaid blanket on its back bumps its head playfully against basketball star Yao Ming's leg. So little it only reaches Yao's knees, wherever Yao goes, it follows; perhaps taking this giant man as one of its own kind and therefore tr
2 poachers gunned down in Kaziranga
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Two poachers were gunned down in an encounter with forest guards at Kaziranga National Park on Sunday when they sneaked into the park using the Brahmaputra river route to hunt rhinos.
Rhino theft case postponed due to sick prosecutor
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The bail application of four men accused of stealing 112 pieces of rhino horn was postponed on Monday because the prosecutor in the case was sick.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Six suspected rhino poachers have been arrested at the Kruger National Park. Two of them are recovering in hospital after they were wounded during a shootout with rangers.