International Rhino Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: International Rhino Foundation
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

It's wild time in Animal Kingdom

A world of choice family entertainment awaits at the Rand Show, South Africa's biggest consumer show. For entertainment on the wilder side, head to the Rand Show's Animal Kingdom, where a stampede of animal fun awaits.SNAKE BITE JONESDaily at 11am and ... [Published Biz Community - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Lion Country celebrates baby rhino's first birthday

A baby Southern White Rhino named Anna celebrated its first birthday at Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee Sunday and to mark the occasion, treats and present were set out in drive-through preserve over the weekend for the animal to enjoy.At birth, Anna ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Anna the rhino, 10 days old, gets her first check-up today at Lion Country Safari

At 10 days old, Anna, the rhino learned how to roll in mud. As her first birthday approaches, the youngest in the crash of rhinos (yes, it’s a ‘crash’ not a ‘herd’), Anna will be stepping on the scale as part of her first annual check-up.And what will ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

“Operation Crash” Takes Down Black Rhino Horn Salesmen

[ Life ]A federal grand jury in Los Vegas today issued indictments for two men accused of selling black rhinoceros horns in the U.S. The men were caught in a sting that was part of “Operation Crash,” a nationwide investigation into the rhino horn trade ... [Published WebProNews - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rhino vs. Range Rover: The Ultimate Clash of Titans!

The other night, as the mind wondered about the latest German performance cars, my TV accidentally stayed on National Geographic a bit too long. A show about rhinos was on and the narrator was talking about a newborn baby, saying how unbelievable it was ... [Published Auto Evolution - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Assam mulls pruning rhinos’ horns to curb poaching in Kaziranga

SummaryNGOs and groups in the field of conservation have not welcomed the government’s idea.Struggling to save rhinos from poachers who have now equipped themselves with AK-series weapons, the Assam government has come out with an “experimental” idea ... [Published Indian Express - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Assam may ‘trim’ rhino horns to curb poaching

GUWAHATI: The Assam government has sought opinion from the people on trimming rhino horns to save them from poachers.This year, poachers have killed 11 rhinos in the state and chopped off their horns. Two rhinos have been killed at Kaziranga National ... [Published Times of India - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Jan 16 2014 - Updated Jan 16 2014 - 1 reports

Meet to gauge rhino transfer

Guwahati, Jan. 15: Partners of the Indian Rhino Vision 2020 programme will meet with the Assam forest department on January 30 to review the progress of rhino translocation in the state. The meeting assumes importance against the backdrop of the killing ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 16 2014]
First reported Nov 22 2013 - Updated Nov 23 2013 - 1 reports

Rhino poaching nearly outpaces births, group warns

Deaths of rhinos by poaching are fast approaching a tipping point, with the number of endangered creatures killed annually nearly outnumbering births for the first time, international experts warned Friday. South Africa is the epicenter of the crisis, ... [Published France24 - Science - Nov 22 2013]
First reported Oct 28 2013 - Updated Oct 29 2013 - 1 reports

Texas hunting club auctions $1 million permit to shoot critically endangered black rhino

Texas hunting club auctions permit to shoot endangered black rhino in Namibia for up to $1 million in move conservationists call "disturbing" A hunting club in Texas has announced plans to auction a permit to shoot a critically endangered black rhino ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 28 2013]

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He added in Africa, horns of rhinos have been trimmed for the same reason. "As the number of rhinos whose horns have been trimmed is very low, some people say the whole concept is not successful."
...827 black and white rhinos killed so far this year, already far surpassing last year's record of 668, said the International Rhino Foundation. "These poaching levels threaten to wipe out decades of conservation progress, and it is imperative that we take action now" said IRF executive director Susie Ellis
...the hunting club's executive director, said the permit would be for an older male rhino in Mangetti National Park, adding that the money would be "enormously meaningful in Namibia’s fight to ensure the future of its black rhino populations."

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It's wild time in Animal Kingdom [Published Biz Community - Apr 10 2014]
Lion Country celebrates baby rhino's first birt... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 08 2014]
Anna the rhino, 10 days old, gets her first che... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 04 2014]
“Operation Crash” Takes Down Black Rhino Horn S... [Published WebProNews - Apr 03 2014]
“Operation Crash” Takes Down Black Rhino Horn S... [Published WebProNews Feed - Apr 03 2014]
Rhino vs. Range Rover: The Ultimate Clash of Ti... [Published Auto Evolution - Mar 28 2014]
Assam mulls pruning rhinos’ horns to curb poach... [Published Indian Express - Mar 23 2014]
Assam may ‘trim’ rhino horns to curb poaching [Published Times of India - Mar 21 2014]
Meet to gauge rhino transfer [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 16 2014]
Rhino poaching nearly outpaces births, group warns [Published France24 - Science - Nov 22 2013]
Texas hunting club auctions $1 million permit t... [Published Telegraph - Oct 28 2013]
Call to chalk out rhino plan [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 22 2013]
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