Sharp Increase in Rhino Poaching

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Organized crime is also heavily involved in trafficking of rhino products and other endangered species'. Rhino poaching is no longer used as a means of survival and sustenance,” says Susie Ellis of the International Rhino Foundation, in a statement. Tags: organized crime wildlife crime Traditional Chinese Medicine poaching rhino endangered species It's the highest rate in 15 years, with an increasing market in Asian traditional medicines.

Attempt to Recover Sumatran Rhino Species

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A breeding program in Malaysia will attempt to breed a rescued Borneo Sumatran rhino in order to save the endangered species. Tam, whose species is known for its solitary nature, has been resettled in a wildlife reserve in Malaysia's Sabah state, the last preserve of the Borneo Sumatran rhino _ a subspecies of the bristly, snub-nosed Sumatran rhino. Tags: captive breeding rhino asia malaysia

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Cute of the day: Baby White Rhino!

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The female rhino was born in the night quarters adjacent to their 26-acre white rhino habitat on Busch Gardens’ Serengeti Plain. The October 2004 birth of Mlaleni and Tambo’s first calf, Malaika, marked the first white rhino birth in the adventure park’s history. TAMPA, Fla.

Bowling for Rhinos

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Please join the Utah Chapter American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) for their 18th annual “Bowling for Rhinos” on Friday, May 1st. Collect $50 in pledges (in addition to your registration fee) and receive a Bowling For Rhinos T-shirt and entry into one door prize category.

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. and around the world, including $194,000 USD grants to rhino conservation projects.

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Black rhinoceros, Forest, enjoyed some pumpkins for Halloween

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Black rhinos are considered endangered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and are found in central and southern Africa. Black rhinos have a prehensile lip that is used much like a finger to select and pick the leaves and twigs they prefer.

Zambian Police Officers Caught in Ivory Trafficking

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ZAMBIA Wildlife Authority (Zawa) yesterday arrested four people, including two police officers, in Kafue for trafficking in ivory and rhino horns worth more than K1 billion.

Busch Gardens’ Baby Cheetah Gets a New Puppy Pal

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Just a month after Busch Gardens took in a cheetah cub whose mother wasn’t caring for it, the park’s animal care team has identified the perfect four-legged friend for the 8-week-old cat: a 16-week old female yellow Labrador puppy.

Busch Gardens Welcomes New Baby Cheetah

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What could be cuter on Saint Patrick’s Day than this adorable baby cheetah from Busch Gardens? Busch Gardens’ animal care team has something new keeping them up at night – a four-week-old baby cheetah that requires regular feedings and 24-hour care.

100 Heartbeats

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From the plight of Eastern Africa’s black rhinos to Australia’s Tasmanian devils, and Florida’s panthers, Corwin provides a riveting first-hand look at the critical state of our natural world.

Should the Military Force Protect the Environment?

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In some parts of Africa, rangers receive military training and equipment to defend animals (and themselves) from poachers in pursuit of elephants, rhinos, gorillas, and other endangered species. Thought-provoking article in the Boston Globe.some green thinkers are now coming to a surprising conclusion: In exceptional circumstances, they say, the only effective way to protect the environment may be at the barrel of a gun.

Joy for Orphan Elephants

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She’s reared abandoned baby buffalo, dik-diks, impalas, zebras, warthogs, and black rhinos, among others, but no creature has beguiled her more than elephants.

From the Mailbag

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It is an animated website aimed at educating and inspiring children about endangered species, and all of our characters actually exist in a real-life camp in Tanzania which protects black rhino and wild African hunting dogs. Hello Keith, Mylan, and Jonathan We stumbled across your very worthy site and read some recent posts. you have a very interesting blog! We’re going to go and have an in-depth look this morning, in the meantime, please take a look at our website.