KUALA LUMPUR: The news is grim for Sumatran rhinos in the Belum forest of Perak. The area has long been considered one of the last strongholds of the highly-endangered species, but a recent survey by WWF-Malaysia revealed that this...
An era that spanned four decades ended Thursday, August 16 with the passing of a long time Houston Zoo resident and gentle ambassador for his kind. Samburu, a Southern white rhino passed away early Thursday morning.
KAZIRANGA, India (AFP) - At least 10 rare one-horned rhinos have been killed this year at a sanctuary in northeast India by poachers who are increasingly outwitting forest guards, a wildlife officer said Sunday.
Every year KNZ Wildlife auctions off surplus animals from around 90 provincial parks to private game farms, whose business revolves around organizing game drives and hunts for tourists. Businessmen from the United States particularly are said to pay hands
Two Vietnamese nationals were arrested at OR Tambo International airport on Tuesday in possession of four rhino horns, the department of environmental affairs and tourism said. a shipment of coral, listed as a species banned for trade under the Convention
The results of poaching. Why it is so important for all of us to help conservation organisations like Save the Rhino International...Rangers and Anti Poaching Units in Africa and Indonesia regularly put their lives on the line to conserve OUR wildlife ...
The world's first Indian rhino baby to be conceived by artificial insemination is due during Christmas week at the Cincinnati Zoo. "I think it's a remarkable achievement, an incredibly important success," said Evan Blumer,
CINCINNATI — The world's first Indian rhino baby to be conceived by artificial insemination is due during Christmas week at the Cincinnati Zoo. "I think it's a remarkable achievement, an incredibly important success," said Dr. Evan Blumer, a board member
CINCINNATI—The world's first Indian rhino baby to be conceived by artificial insemination is due during Christmas week at the Cincinnati Zoo. "I think it's a remarkable achievement, an incredibly important success," said Dr. Evan Blumer, a board member of
ONE of six black rhinos reintroduced into the Baviaanskloof last month has died in a bizarre accident in which it walked off the edge of a 50 metre cliff. Eastern Cape Parks Board cluster manager Wayne Erlank said yesterday the rhino had been released
Only about 3,100 African black rhinoceroses remain in the wild. But an herbal shop owner in Portland's Chinatown pleaded guilty Tuesday to selling the ground-up horn of one of the highly endangered animals, though he said in an interview that the horn ...
THE rhino dehorning exercise that started last month has been temporarily stopped owing to logistical complications, national wildlife veterinary surgeon Dr Chris Foggin said yesterday. Dr Foggin said the operation stopped early this month after they h
THE collective term for rhinos is "a crash". And deep in a South African game reserve, where we are waiting in the Bush, one particular crash is getting closer. Above us a helicopter is closing in on two white rhinos. It hits one with a dart gun, then
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The rise of organized criminal gangs trading in rhino horns has boosted poaching in some African countries, putting the endangered animals at risk, conservation groups and a U.N. wildlife pact said on Wednesday.
THE RSPCA is to investigate the deaths of an elephant and a pregnant rhinoceros at two NSW zoos. The elephant, named Cheri, died on the weekend at Dubbo's Western Plains Zoo, while the rhino, Kua, died at Sydney's Taronga Zoo last week.
The Wildlife and Environmental Conservation Society of Zambia is saddened over the killing of a female white rhino in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park in Livingstone by suspected poachers. Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation Thursday quoted
INCREASINGLY sophisticated criminal gangs trading in rhino horn are to blame for a surge in poaching, pushing African populations of the endangered species closer to extinction, according to a report published by
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