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Rhino killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam, toll reaches 15

An adult male rhino was killed by poachers today in Kaziranga National Park in Assam taking the toll to 15 this year, a forest department official said.

1913 of 2018 rhino horns examined in Assam

1913 of 2018 rhino horns examined in Assam

A total of 1,913 of the 2,018 rhino horns stored in various treasuries of Assam have been examined so far by a panel which completed the checking of Barpeta treasury on Wednesday.

Rhino shot by poachers dies in Nepal

A one-horned rhino has died weeks after it was shot by poachers in Nepal, becoming the first of the rare animals to be killed in the country in over two years.

Rhino horn verification process to begin from Thursday

Rhino horn verification process to begin from Thursday

The verification of rhino horns to check their genuineness and updating of the complete inventory of horns kept in various treasuries in the custody of Assam government since 1980, begins from tomorrow.

Forest guard fires at rhinos in self defence, hits female rhino

Forest guard fires at rhinos in self defence, hits female rhino

A a female one-horned rhino was injured when a personnel of the elite Assam Forest Protection Force (AFPF) opened fire on it in self-defence when it charged at him near the state's famous Kaziranga National Park, officials said on Friday.

Watch: Rare Sumatran Rhino gives birth to baby girl in Indonesia!

Watch: Rare Sumatran Rhino gives birth to baby girl in Indonesia!

Conservationists worldwide are celebrating this event, which has showed a silver lining in the critical state of endangered Sumatran Rhinos.

MUST WATCH: Angry Rhino rams into SUV with tourists inside!

MUST WATCH: Angry Rhino rams into SUV with tourists inside!

A rhino suddenly turned angry and charged at a tourist SUV.

Third rhino killed in Assam's national park in 2016

The latest killing came less than 48 hours after the second rhino was found killed.

South Africa lifts ban on domestic rhino horn trade

 A South African court on Thursday lifted a ban on domestic trade of rhino horns in a case brought by rhino breeders, Xinhua reported.

Another rhino killed in Assam's Kaziranga park

Another rhino killed in Assam's Kaziranga park

Poachers have killed yet another one-horned rhino at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam but failed to take away the horn, an official said on Saturday.

Poachers kill rhino in Assam

Poachers have killed a one-horned rhino in Assam's Kaziranga National Park and taken away its horn, park officials said on Friday.

Six-year-old male rhino killed in UP

A six-year-old male rhino was killed in a fight with another male rhino in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR).​

Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

A US hunter who paid $350,000 to kill a black rhinoceros in Namibia successfully shot the animal on Monday, saying that his actions would help protect the critically-endangered species.

Rhino poaching continues unabated in South Africa

Rhino poaching continues unabated in South Africa

South Africa has lost 393 rhinos this year, despite intensified efforts to protect the endangered animal from poaching, according to official data.

31 rhinos found dead in Namibia

Thirty-one rhino carcasses have been discovered in Etosha National Park in northwestern Namibia, the tourism minister said on Friday.

Rhino population up in Kaziranga despite poaching

Rhino population up in Kaziranga despite poaching

Rhino population in Kaziranga National Park has registered an increase of 72 even as 54 pachyderms were poached at the world heritage site since 2013.

Scientists find 10,000-year-old woolly rhino carcass in Siberia

The frozen remains of a baby woolly rhinoceros over 10,000 years old, with its fur, eyes and horns still intact have been discovered on one of the coldest parts of northern Russia, a media report said on Friday.

Forest minister in Kaziranga, another rhino killed

Forest minister in Kaziranga, another rhino killed

Poachers killed a one-horned rhino even as the state's newly appointed forest minister was camping in the park and personally reviewing strategies to thwart poaching in Assam's Kaziranga National Park Thursday night, officials said.

West Bengal mulls two-way approach to stop rhino-poaching

West Bengal mulls two-way approach to stop rhino-poaching

Alarmed by frequent incidents of rhino poaching in north Bengal, the West Bengal government has decided to adopt a two-pronged approach to deal with the menace.

2 foreign journalists held in Mozambique

Two journalists, a German and a Swede, were held briefly by police while investigating rhino poaching in southern Mozambique, one of them has said.