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Man Cited for Jumping Into Rhino Enclosure at Zoo
Animals  (tags: san francisco, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, rhino, enclousure, man, cited, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 1952 days ago -
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A man who authorities say jumped into a black rhino enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo has been cited. Neither the man, whose name has not been released, nor any animals were hurt in Monday's incident. But zoo officials say he was luc
Oldest White Rhino Turning 50 (+Video)
Animals  (tags: germany, zoolife, rhino, birthday, charly, oldest, white )

- 2224 days ago -
Charly, a white rhino at the Serengeti Park zoo in Germany, turns 50 and the zoo says he could be the world's oldest rhino in captivity. The zoo says that there is no record of any older rhinos in the world's zoos, and they rarely live beyond 40 in the
Two Men Cited For Taunting San Francisco Zoo Rhino
Animals  (tags: rhino, zoo, AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, investigation, protection, humans )

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- 2236 days ago -
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5 / KCBS) ― Security measures put in place following the fatal tiger mauling at the San Francisco Zoo last December have lead to two men being cited for antagonizing animals in the park, officials said Friday.
New-Born Rhino Named Kofi Annan
Animals  (tags: africa, wildanimals, wildlife, rhino, kofi annan, endangered, habitat, protection )

- 2255 days ago -
A new-born rhinoceros in Kenya has been named Kofi Annan in honour of the former UN Secretary General. Baby Kofi was born at the weekend in the community-owned Ol Choro Oirogua Conservancy in the Maasai Mara reserve. Mr Annan is trying to mediate be
Rare Rhino Attacked
Animals  (tags: cruelty, endangered, rhino, wildlife )

- 2265 days ago -
A rare Asian rhino that was being protected with the help of money raised through last year's BBC Saving Planet Earth series has had its horn cut off and its calf killed in a brutal attack just outside Kaziranga National Park.
Indian Rhino Loses Fight for Life
Animals  (tags: india, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, extinction, rhino, de horned, calf dehorned, killed, death, AnimalCruelty, protection, humans, suffering, killing, slaughter, sadness )

- 2266 days ago -
A female Indian rhino and her calf have been killed for their horns in Kaziranga National Park, India. The female survived for 35 hours after the attack, but slowly bled to death after her horn was sawn off and shot twice by poachers. The region's
Animals  (tags: rhino, rhinos. rhinoceros, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, activists, animaladvocates, animals, animalsuffering, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, rescued, sa )

- 2309 days ago -
Yesterday's poaching took the toll of rhinos killed this year to 21. "The state wildlife crime bureau is almost defunct and without a proper intelligence network, we are totally helpless," a senior park official admitted today. . . .
Shootings Threaten Black Rhino Project
Animals  (tags: poachers, rhino, rhino massacre, black rhino, zimbabwe, conservation, Endangered Species )

- 2335 days ago -
Poachers in Zimbabwe kill 3 adult rhinos used for a breeding program, drastically reducing the success rate.... this is really horrible. we may not see these soon.
Rhino That Conceived Calf Through Artificial Insemination Pregnant Again
Animals  (tags: budapest, wildlife, wildanimals, zoolife, rhino, artificial insemination )

- 2379 days ago -
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Lulu, the first rhinoceros to give birth to a calf conceived by artificial insemination, is pregnant again. The Budapest Zoo confirmed Monday that the 27-year-old rhino will give birth in late 2007. She already is mother to Layl
Death of Pregnant Rhinoceros Not Zoo's Fault
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, zoo, rhino, pregnate, dead )

- 2436 days ago -
The RSPCA has cleared Taronga Zoo over any wrong-doing in the death in June of a pregnant rhinoceros. Brought to Australia last year from San Diego as part of an international breeding program, Kua died from a blockage in her gut caused by sand. Th
Poachers Prey on Rhinos in Flooded Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: wildlife, rhino, poachers, flooded sanctuary )

- 2441 days ago -
Kaziranga, Assam: Two endangered one-horned rhinos were killed by poacher gangs after the beasts fled a flooded wildlife sanctuary in Assam, taking the toll of those slaughtered this year to 12. Wildlife officials said the latest killings were reported la
Alarming Upsurge in Rhino Poaching in Key African Countries, Say TRAFFIC/WWF
Animals  (tags: rhino, horn, horns, poach, poaching, animal, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalsuffering, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, killing, protection, rescue, slaughter, suffering, wildlife )

- 2446 days ago -
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - JUNE 6 - An increase in the volume of rhino horn entering illegal trade from Africa since 2000 could be placing some rhino populations at serious risk, according to new research from TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network
Zoo Celebrates World's First Successful Indian Rhino Artificial Insemination!
Animals  (tags: animal, abuse, Cruelty, Welfare, rhino, rhinos, india, indian, extinct, extinction, animals, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, GoodNews, habitat, killing, protection, rescue, rescued, slaughter, suffering, torture, wildlife )

- 2453 days ago -
The pregnancy of the Zoo's 15-year-old Indian rhino "Nikki," is important not only for the captive population of Indian rhinos, but for the monumental scientific achievement it represents. . . . More Information >>
Second Last White Rhino Poached in Zambia
Animals  (tags: Africa, Zambia, poaching, wildlife, rhino, white rhino, species extinction, hunting, stealing, extermination, human encroachment )

- 2455 days ago -
Poachers have shot the last two white rhinos in Zambia, killing one and wounding the other, in a night operation at the Mosi-Oa-Tunya national park in Livingstone, an official said on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe to Dehorn Rhinos in a Bid to Prevent Poaching
Animals  (tags: Africa, Zimbabwe, rhino, poaching, de-horning, wildlife protection, wildlife trafficking, wildlife preservation methods )

- 2455 days ago -
Authorities in Zimbabwe, where the rhinoceros population is under threat from poachers, have launched a massive dehorning exercise, reports said Thursday.

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