Rhino

Bid to save Rhinos –  British zoo uses IVF technology to protect white Rhino species from extinction

Bid to save Rhinos – British zoo uses IVF technology to protect white Rhino species from extinction

This initiative has been taken to protect remaining three northern white rhinos.

Jul 21, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Sole African white rhino of Assam zoo, Mohan, dies at 47

Sole African white rhino of Assam zoo, Mohan, dies at 47

Mohan, was brought here for Rs 50,000 from the United States in 1974.

Jul 19, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn

Most of the world's rhinos live in South Africa.

Jun 26, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Rhino killed by poachers in Tezpur national park, horn taken away; Forest Minister seeks report

According to Forest department officials, a one horned rhino was killed by the poachers yesterday at Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Udalguri district.

Jun 23, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
Rhino killed in Assam national park

Rhino killed in Assam national park

The rhino's horn was missing which indicated that it was a case of poaching.

Jun 23, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Desperate for a mate, world’s last male northern white rhino 'Sudan' seeks help from Tinder

Desperate for a mate, world’s last male northern white rhino 'Sudan' seeks help from Tinder

Seeing the animal's deperation for a mate, Ol Pejeta conservancy has teamed up with dating app Tinder to raise awareness of how Sudan’s species is facing extinction.

Apr 26, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Yet another tragedy - Poachers kill one-horned rhino in Nepal

Yet another tragedy - Poachers kill one-horned rhino in Nepal

Officials at the Chitwan National Park (CNP) confirmed that an adult male rhino was shot dead on Friday and the horn was cut off

Apr 09, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Rhino killed in Assam''s Orang National Park

Rhino killed in Assam''s Orang National Park

Authorities said that they recovered a carcass of a male rhino near Pichola anti-poaching camp in the park on Friday

Mar 18, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Vietnam seizes 100 kgs of rhino horn from Kenya

Vietnam is a hot market for rhino horn, believed to have medicinal properties and is in high demand among the communist nation`s growing middle class. 

Mar 14, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Despite poaching, South Africa plans for rhino horn trade

Draft regulations would allow a foreigner with permits to export "for personal purposes" a maximum of two rhino horns.

Mar 12, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Barbarism at its peak! Rhino shot dead at Paris preserve, poachers saw off its horn

Barbarism at its peak! Rhino shot dead at Paris preserve, poachers saw off its horn

The poachers broke into the Thoiry Zoo forcing an outer gate and several doors open before shooting and killing the rhino.

Mar 08, 2017, 10:00 AM IST

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.

Nov 16, 2016, 20:06 PM IST
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.

Sep 14, 2016, 22:02 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2016, 17:23 PM IST
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.

Aug 10, 2016, 18:11 PM IST
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.

Jul 29, 2016, 22:47 PM IST
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.

Jun 05, 2016, 23:03 PM IST
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.

Apr 06, 2016, 13:34 PM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2015, 00:31 AM IST