Browsing the archives for the Ceratotherium simum tag

Extreme Close-Ups of Black and White Rhinos Feeding [Video]

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This incredible video shows the different feeding styles of the black rhino, which is a browser, and the white rhino, a grazer

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Reports of More Rhinos Arriving in China from South Africa

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There are continuing accounts of live rhinos being shipped from South Africa to Chinese zoos. As many as six white rhinos have reportedly been imported to China from South Africa during the last four months. Two are said to be at the Tianjin Zoo, and the other four are believed at this time to be […]

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Game Ranger Who Stole Rhino Horn Dies in South African Prison

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A game ranger who stole a horn from a rhino carcass has reportedly died while awaiting trial in a South African prison. A game ranger entrusted to protect rhinos has reportedly died as a consequence of being unable to resist the temptation of rhino horn riches. Sibusiso Vusi Dlamini, from Swaziland, was seen stealing the […]

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UK Sentences Rhino Horn Smuggler to 12 Months in Jail

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A UK antiques dealer receives 12 months in jail for smuggling rhino horn. The Manchester Crown Court has sentenced antiques dealer Donald Allison to one year in prison for attempting to smuggle two rhino horns to China. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about wildlife […]

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South African Media Releases Names of Veterinarians Arrested for Involvement with ‘Hundreds’ of Rhino Poaching Incidents

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Two Limpopo veterinarians have been arrested in connection with ‘hundreds’ of rhino poaching incidents. The names of two veterinarians involved in the slaughter of hundreds of rhinos in South Africa have been released by the media: Dr. Karel Toet and his wife, Marisa, along with one of Toet’s partners, Dr. Manie du Plessis, were arrested […]

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South Africa: Nine Rhino Poaching Syndicate ‘Masterminds’ in Police Custody

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South African media reports say that police have arrested nine high-ranking rhino poaching syndicate members. Nine rhino poaching syndicate members – including two veterinarians and a game farmer – are reportedly in custody after a 6:00 AM police raid that spanned across Polokwane, Musina, and Modimolle. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational […]

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De-horned Rhino Shot by Poachers Expected to Survive

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Despite being de-horned, a female rhino was attacked by poachers. A female rhino named “Noena” who was shot in the head by poachers near Nylstroom is expected to survive her injuries. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about wildlife crime and endangered species. I am […]

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Five Rhinos Brutally Slaughtered in Pilanesberg, South Africa

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South Africa loses five more rhinos in the poaching war. Just days before the world is set to celebrate the first-ever “Rhino Day”, poachers struck at a Pilanesberg nature reserve and ruthlessly gunned down five rhinos. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about wildlife crime […]

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Marijuana Garden Found in Rhino Enclosure at Austrian Zoo

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A small cannabis plot was discovered inside an Austrian zoo’s rhino enclosure. More than 30 marijuana plants were reportedly found growing in the rhino enclosure at the Hellbrunn Zoo near Salzburg, apparently planted there by a caretaker. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about wildlife […]

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Standing in Solidarity with Rhinos [Video]

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Will you stand in solidarity with the world’s rhinos? We are standing in solidarity with rhinos. Please join us: Saving Rhinos on Facebook® Friends of the Rhino on Facebook® We will not lower our voices until the world hears the truth: Rhino horn is NOT medicine. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational […]

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