Oct 102017
 
Can the Javan rhino be saved before disaster strikes?

As the old saying warns, it’s bad enough to put all your eggs in one basket. If you have to, though, at least try not to leave that basket sitting on the beach under an active volcano. Unfortunately, that’s basically the situation of the last population of the Javan rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus). The Javan rhino […]

Apr 042013
 
Baby rhinos signal success of Assam translocation

Two translocated rhinos in north east India have given birth indicating the rhinos are breeding successfully and have adapted well to their new environment. A male Rhino, translocated to the Manas National Park in the state of Assam in 2012, and a female, translocated in 2011, were sighted this week with their new born calves […]

Mar 252013
 
Facing extinction, conservationists call emergency summit to save Sumatran rhinos

With the number of Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) now under 200 and declining rapidly, a group of conservationists have organized an emergency summit to discuss courses of action to save the world’s smallest remaining rhino from extinction. The Sumatran Rhino Crisis Summit is being convened by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival […]