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China Bans Ivory Imports for a Year
Offbeat  (tags: china, bans, ivory, imports, year, poaching, elephants, rhinos, good news )

Scooby
- 3 days ago - belfasttelegraph.co.uk
China has imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory fuels poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.
The Indian National Park Helping to Save the One-Horned Rhino - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, animals, off-beat, news, wildlife, rhinos, India )

Zora
- 42 days ago - theguardian.com
The greater one-horned rhino once thrived across the northern plains of the Indian sub-continent, but hunting for sport and poaching severely depleted the population, pushing the species to the brink of extinction.
Rhinos Find Sounds Of Human Beings Decidedly Unsexy
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, rhinos, hearing, hearing sound )

JeanisAWA
- 118 days ago - thedodo.com
Myopic and occasionally ornery, rhinoceroses are like the grandfathers of the African plains. But, unlike most grandpas, they communicate by poop and also have an incredible sense of hearing.
Elephants and Rhinos 'Extinct in 20 Years'
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, endangered, conservation, ivory, rhino horn, poachers )

Scooby
- 149 days ago - m.scotsman.com
Elephants and rhinos could be extinct within two decades, ­campaigners are warning ahead of marches across the world to call for greater protection for the two species.
Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

Scooby
- 151 days ago - mobile.bloomberg.com
South African National Parks plans to auction rhinos this year as part of a plan to create protected populations of the endangered animals away from the Kruger National Park, an area the size of Israel where they are being poached.
World Rhino Day 2014: Facts to Celebrate the Five Surviving Species
Offbeat  (tags: World, rhinos, rhino day, protection, facts )

Scooby
- 160 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
22 September marks World Rhino Day 2014, the fourth year the event has taken place following its launch by the WWF to raise awareness of the problems facing the species.
AWW, Look At How Much Baby Rhino Loves His Mom! Adorable!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, rhinos )

Cher
- 283 days ago - blog.petflow.com
Here's a quick, intimate peek into life for this mama and baby! Andazi and her newborn calf enjoy a day at Zoo Atlanta, and baby won't leave mom's side. He's the first rhino born at this zoo, which has been in existence more than 100 years!!
Of Tiger and Lion Bones and the Legalizing of the Rhino Horn Trade
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, suffering, rhinos, trade )

Cher
- 457 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
There has never been a valid explanation how tiger farming in any form will support the conservation of wild tigers since they cannot be reintroduced into the wild. Commercial captive breeding might be viewed as having the potential to satisfy demand and
Mainao the Rhino Followed Ganga - Gave Birth to a Calf at Manas National Park
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, rhinos, birth )

Cher
- 623 days ago - greenerideal.com
The conservation efforts taken by Wildlife Trust of India are showing results gradually. Recently, Mainao a rehabilitated one horned rhino at Manas gave birth to a healthy calf. It was beginning of the June when the mother and calf were sighted
Lion Country's Baby Rhino Takes First Mud Bath! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, rhinos, mud bath, video )

Cher
- 683 days ago - blogs.palmbeachpost.com
Anna, a 10-day old, now nearly 200-pound southern white rhino at Lion Country Safari enjoys her very first mud bath:
Rhinos Under 24-Hour Armed Guard
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment, rhinos, armed guards )

Cher
- 904 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
With rhinos under increasing threat from poachers, conservancies in east Africa are on a mission to save the species
It's A Boy! RARE SUMATRAN RHINO GIVES BIRTH AT INDONESIAN SANCTUARY!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, rhinos, birth )

Cher
- 980 days ago - rhinos.org
The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) is pleased to announce the birth of a bouncing baby malerhino born to Ratu, a twelve-year-old Sumatran rhino living at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia's Way Kambas National Park.
Arrests Made in US Rhino Horn Smuggling Ring
Offbeat  (tags: animals, U.S, Canada, world, animals, rhinos, poaching, arrest, government, protection, off-beat, americans )

Raymond
- 1100 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The arrests come after an 18-month-long investigation, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) told the BBC. Rhinos are an endangered species, but their horns are smuggled for buyers who believe they cure cancer.
Rhinos Soar To Great Heights (GALLERY)
Offbeat  (tags: rhinos, airlifted, sanctuaries, helicopter ride, homes, preservation, conservation, endangered )

Simone
- 1208 days ago - globalanimal.org
The World Wildlife Fund and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife recently transported nineteen rhinos by helicopter to new homes in a collaborative effort to preserve this critically endangered species.
Bid to Save Borneo's Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, rhinos )

Cher
- 1568 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A long-term reforestation project to help save Borneo's wildlife has been agreed in Sabah. Borneo's unique wildlife, including endangered species such as the Sabah rhino, the clouded leopard and the orang utan, is threatened by deforestation and habitat
 

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