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Rhino Orphanage

Behind the Scenes of Rhino Poaching

Natalie Lapides | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Investigating officers have a grisly, difficult, and often upsetting job to do after a poaching. They arrive on the scene and look for bullets in the gory carcass, determine if there is a calf and find it if there is, and search the area for evidence.

The Rhino Orphanage: Sadly, a Necessity

Natalie Lapides | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Pregnant or mother rhinos are most vulnerable to poaching. They cannot move as quickly with a calf or when heavily pregnant, and will usually stay near water. When they are poached, their calves become collateral damage.

The Rhino War Zone

Natalie Lapides | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Despite all of these tactics and efforts, rhino poaching continues. These endeavors make a big difference, but they are ultimately just a Band-Aid over a deep, seeping laceration, and we need to make many changes to win this war.