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More Black Rhino Than Ever Before!

Today, despite unspeakable losses to poaching, there are more black rhinos in Zimbabwe's Lowveld today than ever before.

(But we can't let our guard down if we hope to save this critically endangered species!)

 

The International Rhino Foundation works closely with Zimbabwe's Lowveld Rhino Trust to protect threatened rhinos in the Bubye Valley and Save Valley Conservancies. Combined, the Lowveld conservancies cover more than 1.6 million acres and are home to 370 black rhinos - nearly 90% of the national population. In fact, these represent the only viable black rhino populations in the country....


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BBC Nature - Courtship display videos, news and facts

BBC Nature - Courtship display videos, news and facts | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Courtship displays are performed by animals seeking to advertise their willingness to mate, attract a partner and sometimes to warn off rivals.

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Wall of the Dead - Elephants Remembered

Wall of the Dead - Elephants Remembered | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, January 3, 2013 3:31 PM

Such senseless loss! Thank you for what you do to save the rest Big Life.

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Orangutan Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids

Orangutan Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Kids' feature about orangutans, with photographs, video, audio, fun facts, an email postcard, and links to other animals.
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Giraffe Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids

Giraffe Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Kids overview of giraffes, with photographs, video, audio, fun facts, an email postcard, and links to other animals.
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Japan Aims To Slaughter Up To 935 Minke Whales

Japan Aims To Slaughter Up To 935 Minke Whales | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Last Friday, four whaling vessels left Japan bound for Antarctica on their annual hunt for the marine mammals: they They plan to hunt up to 935 minke whales.

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Giraffe fights and friendships

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Male giraffes are lone warriors while females make friends, filmmakers and scientists reveal.

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Video: Seal who swam 50 miles along flooded river set to draw crowds

Video: Seal who swam 50 miles along flooded river set to draw crowds | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
A seal believed to have swum more than 50 miles (80km) along a flooded river to a nature reserve is expected to become a visitor attraction.

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Condemn Chinese for use of rhino horn, tiger bone and ivory - e-petitions

RT @57sparky57: Condemn Chinese for use of rhino horn, tiger bone and ivory - e-petitions http://t.co/86b0y3D6...
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Rhino poaching: South Africa and Vietnam sign deal to help combat ...

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Tweet. Rhino's horn being chopped off by poachers in Africa ... At least 618 rhinos have been poached in South Africa in 2012, nearly double the number of those killed in 2010, latest official figures released indicated.
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Rhino horn possession appeal dismissed - Legalbrief (subscription)

Rhino horn possession appeal dismissed - Legalbrief (subscription) | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Rhino horn possession appeal dismissedLegalbrief (subscription)Prison doors closed last week behind Jacques Els, a game farmer from Thabazimbi.
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Sea Shepherd :: Sea Shepherd Challenges Denmark at the European Commission

Sea Shepherd :: Sea Shepherd Challenges Denmark at the European Commission | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Protecting oceans around the world (Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Sea Shepherd Challenges Denmark at the European Commission http://t.co/WJFXPKyx)...

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Seal filmed swimming in flooded field

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Keen birdwatcher films a seal in a flooded field several miles from the nearest coastline. (RT @BBCscience: Keen birdwatcher films a seal in a flooded field several miles form the nearest coastline.

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The next 10 years will be very unlike the last 10 years

Please take note of the attached video responses !! Thank you Time is running out Survival unlikely but not impossible Music @ the beginning and @ the end = ...

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More Black Rhino Than Ever Before!

Today, despite unspeakable losses to poaching, there are more black rhinos in Zimbabwe's Lowveld today than ever before.

(But we can't let our guard down if we hope to save this critically endangered species!)

 

The International Rhino Foundation works closely with Zimbabwe's Lowveld Rhino Trust to protect threatened rhinos in the Bubye Valley and Save Valley Conservancies. Combined, the Lowveld conservancies cover more than 1.6 million acres and are home to 370 black rhinos - nearly 90% of the national population. In fact, these represent the only viable black rhino populations in the country....


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Africa's Elephants Are Being Slaughtered in Poaching Frenzy

Africa's Elephants Are Being Slaughtered in Poaching Frenzy | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
GARAMBA NATIONAL PARK, Democratic Republic of Congo — In 30 years of fighting poachers, Paul Onyango had never seen anything like this. Twenty-two dead elephants, including several very young ones, ...
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Red Wolf | Basic Facts About Red Wolves | Defenders of Wildlife

Red Wolf | Basic Facts About Red Wolves | Defenders of Wildlife | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts about red wolves.
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Gorilla | Basic Facts About Gorillas | Defenders of Wildlife

Gorilla | Basic Facts About Gorillas | Defenders of Wildlife | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts about gorillas.
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Rhino poaching peaks across Africa as demand for horns soars

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The world is facing a new wildlife crisis with rhino and elephant poaching in Africa now running out of control, as the illicit wildlife trade booms across the globe as never before.

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BBC Radio 4 - Saving Species, Series 3, Wetland Habitats

BBC Radio 4 - Saving Species, Series 3, Wetland Habitats | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
The first day of 2013 sees Saving Species revelling in a winter wildfowl spectacle.

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Herbaceous 's curator insight, January 2, 2013 7:23 PM

Paul Evans reflects on the new year.

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Baby rhinos get second chance in South African orphanage | MNN ...

Baby rhinos get second chance in South African orphanage | MNN ... | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
The baby black rhino slurps milk greedily from a cola bottle, hops around and chases its caregiver in South Africa's newest and largest orphanage for calves whose parents were poached for their horns.
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Rhino Poaching in South Africa: A Holistic Perspective - Urban Times

Rhino Poaching in South Africa: A Holistic Perspective - Urban Times | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Rhino Poaching in South Africa: A Holistic PerspectiveUrban TimesThe increase in rhino poaching has been attributed to the increased demand of rhino horn in countries like China and Vietnam, where ground up rhino horn is used in traditional...
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Smuggling of elephant ivory and rhino horn on agenda of UN-backed forum

Smuggling of elephant ivory and rhino horn on agenda of UN-backed forum | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
The massive smuggling of elephant ivory and rhino horn, tiger conservation and the illegal trade in great apes are among the issues on the agenda of a United Nations-backed meeting taking place in Geneva this week.

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Rhino Horn as Club Drug and Other Tales from Safari Talk - New York Times (blog)

Rhino Horn as Club Drug and Other Tales from Safari Talk - New York Times (blog) | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)Rhino Horn as Club Drug and Other Tales from Safari TalkNew York Times (blog)Safari Talk is an active and interesting online gathering place for a globe-spanning community focused on watching, studying and protecting African...

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Illegal animal trade active on local sites

Illegal animal trade active on local sites | Rhino poaching | Scoop.it
Study finds 23 websites offer banned wildlife, parts. -ST

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