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.

South Africa weighs legal rhino horn trade

South Africa has appointed a panel of experts to examine the viability of a legal rhino horn trade, the environmental affairs ministry said today as poaching of the species spiked to record levels.

 Nepal, India excel at tiger protection: WWF
Nepal, India excel at tiger protection: WWF

 Nepal excels at zero poaching of tigers while India is the "tiger heavyweight" in the region in terms of recovering the number of the cats, according to organisers of an anti-poaching summit here.

Asian Cup: Rhino rodeo as bizarre Tim Cahill memes trend
Asian Cup: Rhino rodeo as bizarre Tim Cahill memes trend

Australia`s Tim Cahill is celebrating his Asian Cup heroics by retweeting a series of bizarre memes of himself, from floating in space to rodeo-riding a rhino, sparking a social media trend.

Another rhino killed in Assam
Another rhino killed in Assam

Barely a week after the year's first killing of a rhino at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, another rhino has been found killed in the park, its horn sawed off.

Rare white rhino treated for mystery illness in California
Rare white rhino treated for mystery illness in California

An aging northern white rhinoceros, one of just five left in the world, appeared to be responding to treatment of an unidentified bacterial infection that has veterinarians worried for a subspecies limping toward extinction, a California zoo said on Tuesday.

Rare white rhino dies of old age at San Diego zoo, leaving just 5 on Earth
Rare white rhino dies of old age at San Diego zoo, leaving just 5 on Earth

One of the six remaining northern white rhinos has died of old age at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, bringing the wonderful species one step closer to extinction.

One-horned rhino dies of anthrax in Tripura
One-horned rhino dies of anthrax in Tripura

A 24-year-old single horn rhino died in the zoo of Sepahijala sanctuary Friday, about 35 km from here due to anthrax.

Kenyan conservancy mulls measures to save northern white rhino

 East Africa's largest black rhino sanctuary, Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy, said Thursday that artificial techniques of reproduction may be the answer to saving the northern white rhino.

 

Horses, rhinos may have originated from India
Horses, rhinos may have originated from India

A new study has suggested that ancestor of horses and rhinos originated on the Asian subcontinent while it was still an island.

Poachers kill one-horn rhino in Kaziranga National Park
Poachers kill one-horn rhino in Kaziranga National Park

An adult female one-horn rhino has been killed by the poachers in Assam's famed Kaziranga National Park.

Rhino killed by poachers in Kaziranga

Kaziranga: The bullet-riddled carcass of a rhino was found from Kaziranga National Park in Assam Thursday.