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.

John Abraham to start CSR activities to save rhinos in Assam
John Abraham to start CSR activities to save rhinos in Assam

Bollywood star and ISL franchise NorthEast United FC co-owner John Abraham today said he will start a CSR campaign to save the world famous one-horned rhinoceros in Assam from January next year.

Adult rhino gunned down in Assam

An adult male rhino was gunned down and its horn taken away by poachers in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary today, taking the toll of rhinos killed by poachers here this year to two, a forest official said.

Andy Murray becomes ambassador for  World Wildlife Fund
Andy Murray becomes ambassador for World Wildlife Fund

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was announced as a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Thursday.

Oldest female rhino of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve dies
Oldest female rhino of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve dies

The oldest female rhino of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve today died at a rhino rehabilitation area, officials said.

Young rhino poached in north Bengal forest
Young rhino poached in north Bengal forest

The carcass of a four-year-old rhino with its horn missing was found in Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri district of north Bengal today.

Ancestors of rhinos lived in water habitat

The discovery of new bones from a large land mammal that lived in the Indian subcontinent about 48 million years ago has led scientists to identify a new branch of mammals closely related to modern horses, rhinos and tapirs.

Rhino dies after being trapped in mud for three days

An adult female rhino died today in Kaziranga National Park after being trapped in mud for three days, a forest official said.

Centre may order CBI inquiry into rhino poaching

 Centre on Friday said it may consider CBI inquiry into poaching of world-famous one-horned rhinos and other animals in Kaziranga National Park.

Javadekar promises to speed up CBI probe over rhino poaching

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar Friday assured to speed up the CBI probe into the poaching of Assam's one-horned rhinos.

Two poachers killed in Kaziranga

Two poachers were killed in an encounter today with patrolling forest personnel in the Kaziranga National Park, famed for its one-horned rhino.

Rhino carcass found in Assam`s Pobitora

A rhino carcass was recovered Thursday by patrolling forest staff in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park; toll 20

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam in the wee hours today taking the rhino toll to 20 this year, said a forest official.

Committee to ascertain feasibility of trimming rhino horns

The Assam government has set up a committee to ascertain the feasibility of trimming horns on translocated and stray rhinos in the state.

Rhino killed, carcass of leopard found in Kaziranga

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam where the carcass of a leopard was also recovered today.