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.

Rhinoceros to be extinct by 2020

Despite the increasing public awareness of the dangers of illegal poaching on endangered animal species, the number of animals that are poached around the world seems to be increasing according to recent reports. The incessant selfishness of human beings has threatened the survival of wildlife animals. The animal which is getting close to the verge of extinction is the rhinoceros.

Three held after rhino carcass without horn recovered in Kaziranga

Three persons were arrested after the carcass of a male rhino, without its horn, was recovered from the Kaziranga National Park, forest department sources said on Saturday.

Need to check organised gangs in rhino poaching: WWF

As per figures till March 2013, there were only 3,500 rhinos in Asia (compared to over 25,000 across Africa).

`Bachelor` rhino of Mumbai leaves for Delhi Zoo

Shiva, the lone male rhinoceros at the Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan in Byculla here, was on Sunday sent to Delhi`s National Zoological Park.

Over 500 rhinos killed in South Africa this year

At least 515 endangered rhinoceros have been poached so far this year in South Africa, the government said.

Scientists divided over trade in rhinoceros horns

Scientists are divided over whether the trade in rhinoceros parts should be legalized to halt the trafficking that threatens to push the species into extinction.

Nearly 600 rhinos killed in South Africa this year

South Africa has lost a total of 588 rhinos to poaching since January, state-run news agency SA News reported.

Another rhino in Kaziranga shot at, horn chopped off

The rhino, which was shot at and its horn chopped off by suspected poachers, is battling for life and forest veterinarians are attending to it.

Nepal to step up efforts to protect rhinoceros

Encouraged by the increase in one-horned rhino population in the country, Nepal has decided to step up collaborative efforts to protect the endangered species against poachers.

Rhinoceros in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve get unique ID

For the first time in the country, rhinoceros in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve now have unique identity numbers, to keep a close watch over the movements.

Elephants and rhinos act as `gardeners` of forests

The progressive disappearance of seed-dispersing animals like elephants and rhinoceroses is putting the structural integrity and biodiversity of the tropical forest of South-East Asia at risk.

Assam`s ULFA turns wildlife conservationist

The banned faction of United Liberation Front of Asom today called upon the state forest department to
involve international experts in removing horns of rhinos.

USD 65,000 reward for rhino poaching info

At least 165 rhinos were killed in the province since 2008.

Two rhino species bite the dust: Red List

Several species of rhino have been poached into extinction or to the point of no return, according to an update of the Red List of Threatened Species, the gold standard for animal and plant conservation.

Nearly 200 rhinos killed this year in SA: WWF

Authorities have arrested 123 suspected poachers so far this year, with six convictions.