Browsing the archives for the Captive Rhinos category

More Woes for South Africa’s Rhino ‘Industry’

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A South African veterinarian is under investigation for the “gruesome” dehorning of rhinos, while a rhino has died less than a year after being sold to a “hell hole” zoo in Bangladesh.

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Rhinos in 2012: Don’t Forget the Good News

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Despite the tragic news that South Africa’s rhino death toll reached 633 in mid-December 2012, the year actually marked extraordinary achievements in worldwide rhino conservation.

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From South Africa to Vietnam: Rhinos and Tigers [Photos]

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Are some of South Africa’s wildlife breeders selling rhinos and tigers to questionable facilities?

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World Rhino Day 2012 Video!

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The video “World Rhino Day 2012: Five Rhino Species Forever!” features celebrations held in 15 countries on 22 September 2012 — World Rhino Day!

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World Rhino Day 2012 Success Stories!

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On September 22, the third annual World Rhino Day was celebrated, with over a dozen countries participating this year. World Rhino Day brought NGOs, zoos, rhino sanctuaries, and concerned citizens across the globe together to raise awareness and funds for the five species of rhinoceros.

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Today is World Rhino Day!

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Today — September 22nd, 2012 — is the Third Annual World Rhino Day: Five Rhino Species Forever!

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Videos of Sumatran Rhino ‘Ratu’ and New Baby ‘Andatu’

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On Saturday, June 23rd, Sumatran rhino Ratu gave birth to her first calf, who has been named “Andatu”, meaning “Gift from God” in Bahasa, and also a combination of the name of his parents.

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It’s a Boy! Sumatran Rhino ‘Ratu’ Gives Birth in Indonesia

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History has been made at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia, where Ratu has reportedly given birth to a healthy male calf!

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At Least 30 Rhinos Sent from Limpopo Province to China During Five-Year Period

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Additional details have emerged regarding 30 of the 100-plus live rhinos exported to China from South Africa.

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Cinco de Rhino: Party for a Cause! #cincoderhino2012

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Join the International Rhino Keeper Association and the keeper staff of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park for the third annual Cinco de Rhino!

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