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South African Court Rules Against Rhino Horn Moratorium
Offbeat  (tags: south african court, rhino horn moratorium, rhinos, animals, bizarre, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 97 days ago - ifaw.org
The bottom line is that this ruling not only sets another dangerous precedent in South African law, but also sends a very dangerous message that it is okay to trade in rhino horn, albeit domestically, when rhinos need all the protection they can get
Poaching Has Gotten So Bad, Rhinos Have To Be Airlifted To Stay Safe
Offbeat  (tags: rhinos )

Angie
- 152 days ago - thedodo.com
So many rhinos are getting killed in South Africa that people have come up with a plan to airlift 80 of them to Australia. In 2015, 1,175 rhinos in South Africa were killed for their horns which are more valuable than gold in Asian markets. That is an ave
Orphaned Calves Rescued From Poachers Squeal With Excitement at Breakfast Time
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, noises, rescued, breakfast, video )

Scooby
- 200 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Six baby rhinos could not contain their excitement ahead of receiving their morning milk - and made sounds resembling a balloon being let off to celebrate.
South Africa's Rhinos 'Could Be Extinct in 10 Years'
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Rhinos, Endangered, South Africa )

Ray
- 239 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Africa's rhino population could face extinction within 10 years, animal welfare experts have warned.
Why We Need to Save the Rhino in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, rhinos, endangered, photos, pictures )

CherAWAY
- 261 days ago - theguardian.com
Lauren St John on why losing AfricaâEUR(TM)s unicorn because of human greed and wickedness would be to lose something irreplaceable
Meet Diego, the Dog That Hunts Rhino Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: diego, dog, poachers, hunts, elephants, rhinos, ivory )

Scooby
- 313 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
While poachers are finding new, crueler ways to kill endangered species, poacher hunters are finding more creative ways to catch poachers.
Inside Battle Against Rhino Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, rhinos, preservation, South Africa, anti poaching )

Tracy
- 320 days ago - news.sky.com
Sky News has been given extraordinary access to South Africas new Rapid Response anti poaching unit to witness the efforts being made to stem the deaths of rhinos in the country's largest national park.
Yorkshire's Extinct Rhinos Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: Yorkshire, cave, rhinos, extinct, England, UK )

Scooby
- 324 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Ancient bones from a North Yorkshire cave, including the remains of rhinos, bears and hyenas, are to go on display in a 'virtual museum' more than a century after they were excavated.
Prince William's Message to End Illegal Wildlife Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Prince William, illegal, wildlife, trade, ivory, elephants, rhinos, poaching )

Scooby
- 329 days ago - hellomagazine.com
Prince William has penned a powerful message supporting a cause close to his heart âEUR" the protection of endangered species and the need to combat the illegal wildlife trade. The future King wrote a lengthy article in The Financial Times, calling on
HISTORIC: The World Just Took One Huge Step Forward For Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, poaching, ivory, USA, china, ban )

Scooby
- 337 days ago - thedodo.com
In a move already being hailed as " historic," U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed to ban ivory sales in their respective countries on Friday.
The Moment a Black Rhino's Horn Is Sawn Off Using a Chainsaw... By Kind Hearted Rangers to Save Him From Predatory Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, horns, sawn, chainsaw, rangers )

Scooby
- 367 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The moment a black rhino's horn is sawn off using a chainsaw... by kind hearted rangers to save him from predatory poachers
Prince Is Battling Gangs of Criminals Wielding Rifles and Machetes
Offbeat  (tags: prince harry, conservation, rhinos, elephants, poachers )

Scooby
- 387 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Prince Harry is at the front line of a bloody war against rhino poachers, joining heavily armed forces battling gangs of criminals wielding rifles and machetes.
Rhinos Under Threat From Poachers Have CAMERAS Planted in Their Horns
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, cameras, horns, trackers, poachers )

Scooby
- 407 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Rhinos under threat from poachers have had cameras planted in their horns and have also been fitted with satellite tracking collars so rangers will be alerted if they are attacked.
Can 'Genetically-Identical' Synthetic Horn Save the Rhino?
Offbeat  (tags: Genetically, DNA, rhino horn, save, rhinos, poachers )

Scooby
- 418 days ago - theecologist.org
Soon a artificial rhino horn may be on the market that's identical to the real thing down to its DNA, writes Diogo Veríssimo. A boon for rhinoceros conservation? Or an act of biopiracy that will enrich biotech corporations while perpetuating demand for
Earth: Origins: The Story of Rhinos and How They Conquered the World
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Rhinos, Origins )

Ray
- 465 days ago - bbc.com
Over the last 50 million years, rhinos have braved ice ages, prehistoric hyenas and giant crocodiles âEUR" and they were once the largest animals on land
 

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