Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes its seventh baby white rhino since 2004. The adorable baby, a female, will join other rhinos in the 26-acre white rhino habitat on Busch Gardens’ Serengeti Plain. The baby is the second calf born to mother Kisiri and the seventh calf born to father Tambo.

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Black rhinoceros, Forest, enjoyed some pumpkins for Halloween

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Busch Gardens® Tampa’s black rhinoceros, Forest, enjoyed some pumpkins in preparation for Halloween. The post Black rhinoceros, Forest, enjoyed some pumpkins for Halloween appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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Busch Gardens welcomes a baby giraffe!

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Busch Gardens’ 65-acre Serengeti Plain is a naturalistic habitat featuring a diverse population of free-roaming African animals including giraffe, zebra, white rhinoceros, eland antelope and several other species of hoof stock and birds.

$10 Million Euros in Smuggled Wildlife Seized

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Operation Tram "revealed a large amount of medicines either containing or marketing the use of illegal ingredients such as tiger, bear and rhinoceros," according to the French-based international coordinating body. From the AFP. Police seized tiger bones, anteater scales and bear gall bladders in an international operation against the use of endangered plants and animals in traditional medicine, officers said Friday.

Kenyans Seize Huge Amount of Illegal Ivory

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In July, Kenyan authorities intercepted 16 elephant tusks and two rhinoceros horns being illegally exported to Laos from Mozambique. Kenya seized almost 700 kilograms of ivory worth millions of dollars in a night-time raid at the country's main airport. Elephants are being screwed by Asian demand for ivory. It's a mess. From the BBC. Officials say the sales have fuelled demand for ivory in Asian countries, especially China, contributing to a sharp increase in elephant poaching.

Miracle Babies; Pandas and Leopards

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a pregnant Indian rhinoceros readies herself for birth after a 16-month wait. A wonderful new series on Nat Geo WILD this Tuesday, September 13th and Wednesday, September 14. Nat Geo WILD takes viewers around the world to follow dedicated people working to save Nature’s Miracle Babies – often the last hope for critically vulnerable species. Each animal they raise to adulthood is a step away from extinction, with the ultimate challenge to return them to the wild.