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Rhino Poachers

Rhino Is Surviving Horrific Attack With One Heck Of A Fighting Spirit | Posted 05.22.2015 | Green

A 4-year-old rhino is fighting for her life after poachers hacked the horn off her face and left her for dead. ...

This World Rhino Day, We Need to Stop Rhino Poaching for Good

Dereck Joubert | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green
Dereck Joubert

This year marks the time when rhinos are breeding at a rate lower than the poaching rate. They are in increasing deficit. But the turning point is that there is a World Rhino Day, and that the global public is starting to say, "Enough!"

Park Workers Arrested On Suspicion Of Rhino Poaching

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A ranger and two other employees of South Africa's parks service were arrested on suspicion of rhino poaching in the country's f...

South Africa Cracks Down On Rhino Poachers

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poach...

Bloody Poachers, Organized Crime, Insatiable Demand (WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Forty years ago there were at least 1.2 million African elephants. Today, there are less than 400,000 elephants remaining. Thirty-five thousand beasts are poached each year. At this sickening rate of extermination, elephants will be extinct, which means gone forever, by 2025.

Saving Rhinos: The Work of an Anti-Poacher

Natalie Lapides | Posted 10.18.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Anti-poaching units that protect the world's remaining rhinos often spend 20 to 25 days at a time in the bush, return briefly to restock their supplies, then head back out, year-round.

Rhino Horn Trophy Imported For First Time In Over 30 Years

| John R. Platt | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

By John R. Platt, Scientific American: (click here for original article) For the first time in more than 30 years an American hunter has been allo...

Sad News For This Baby Rhino

Posted 04.13.2013 | Green

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has released upsetting images of a 15-day-old rhino who was orphaned after its mother was killed by poachers earlier thi...

Bloody Poaching Battle Persists Despite 'Shoot-To-Kill' Threat

AP | DENIS D. GRAY | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green

KAZIRANGA, India (AP) — Out of the early morning mists and tall grass of northeast India emerges a massive creature with a dinosaur-like face, havin...

50 Cent Pressured To Adopt Rhino Who Also Survived 9 Gunshots

Discovery News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rapper 50 Cent, who was shot nine times and lived to tell the tale, is now being pressured by South African community group eblockwatch to support a b...