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EC rhino poachers sentenced to 25 years each

Friday, 12 April 2019 by superadmin

Three convicted Rhino poachers have been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment each in the Makhanda (Grahamstown) High Court.  The 40-year-old Forget Ndlovu, 38-year-old Jabulani Ndlovu and 37-year-old Skhumbuzo Ndlovu faced over 50 charges related to the poaching of 13 rhinos across the Eastern Cape. The…

Dogs help in the fight against poaching

Thursday, 6 December 2018 by superadmin

DYK #dogs have such a powerful sense of smell that they can sniff out even the smallest amounts of ivory and rhino horn dust? This week the AWF Officials and Peace Parks handed over these trusty allies to the Mozambican government to help fight the #illegalwildlifetrade.

Potential Origin of Unicorn Myth

Thursday, 6 December 2018 by superadmin

A giant rhino that may have been the origin of the unicorn myth survived until at least 39,000 years ago – much longer than previously thought. Known as the Siberian unicorn, the animal had a long horn on its nose, and roamed the grasslands of…

Rehabilitated Rhino Poaching Survivors, Lion’s Den and Dingle Dell, are Released Back into the Wild.

Thursday, 6 December 2018 by superadmin

Five years after two rhinos survived a vicious poaching attack that left them severely injured and a bull dead, they have been returned to the wild. Fully rehabilitated, but dehorned to deter further poaching attacks, they are living testimony of the rehabilitation work the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) performs on injured…

Operation Rhino

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 by superadmin

OPERATION RHINO – our Vet team recently translocated a critically endangered black rhino to a new reserve to improve the population’s genetic diversity. Watch this VIDEO with the SOUND ON to see how we did it! Read more here: WE NEED YOUR HELP! Each rhino…

China’s Lifting Of The Ban On Using Rhino And Tiger Parts Spells The End For These Critically Endangered Animals

Monday, 12 November 2018 by superadmin

China has prohibited the trade in Rhino and Tiger body parts since 1993. This ban was suddenly reversed last week and this allows parts from captive animals to be used for scientific, medical, and cultural uses. The Chinese State Council said powdered forms of rhino…

Black rhinoceros dies at French zoo following operation to extract its semen

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 by superadmin

A black rhino has died during a medical procedure to extract its semen to help preserve the critically endangered species. Kata-Kata, a 28-year-old male rhinoceros, died at the The Zoo de Doue in the town of Doue-la-Fontaine in west-central France‘s Maine-et-Loire department. Vets tried to extract semen…

Still think we’re an Aphrodisiac?

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 by superadmin

Ever Heard a Greater One Horned Rhino eat an Apple?

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 by superadmin

ART IS A POWERFUL TOOL

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 by superadmin

Art is such a powerful tool in helping raise awareness regarding issues that permeate our society. We love this bleeding horn sculpture by @gn1n9a.

What Lies Ahead for Africa’s Rhinos

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 by superadmin

There are about 25,000 rhinos in all of Africa today. This number becomes more meaningful — and painful — when you consider rhinos’ former strength on the continent.

New efforts in motion to save endangered rhinos

Thursday, 20 September 2018 by superadmin

While the number of rhinos poached in KwaZulu-Natal has decreased from last year, all hopes are pinned on the largest biobank for rhino genetics, currently being built to help save the endangered species. According to Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, 148 rhinos were poached in the province…

2018 State of the Rhino

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 by superadmin

AFRICAN RHINOS POACHED EVERY DAY FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR   Highlights from the 2018 report: Of the five species, the Sumatran rhino is the most in peril, with fewer than 80. Together with its Indonesian partner Yayasan Badak Indonesia (YABI) IRF has developed the Sumatran…

“The Last Rhino” will be published on September 22 World Rhino Day

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 by superadmin

Deb Stevenson’s charming children’s book The Last Rhino will be published on September 22 World Rhino Day and a few copies will be available at Baby Rhino Rescue’s event in Rino CO on WRD

How Africa’s only Black Hawk Relocated a Rhino

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 by superadmin

White rhino down, Black Hawk up. how Africa’s only Black Hawk relocated a white rhino.

A Rhino Poem

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 by superadmin

I want to live
I want to wander the great plains of Africa and graze on it’s luscious grass…

Please save the Rhinos, I also want to see them!

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 by superadmin

Ronnie Wood Contributes Painting Skills To Help Save The Rhinos

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 by superadmin

Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood is among a group of artists brightening up London’s streets with dozens of colourful fibre-glass resin rhinos.

Boy proves nobody is too young to save rhinos

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 by superadmin

Hunter Mitchell received the International Young Eco-Hero Award by the environmental organisation Action for Nature for having a positive impact on the environment with his efforts to save rhinos. Picture: Henk Kruger/African News Agency (ANA)

Rhinos Poached in Namibia 2018

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 by superadmin