Male While Rhino Birth News…

Robust baby up and walking within an hour of birth; First male calf in five years Image 1 (left): Donsa, Singapore Zoo’s 32-year-old female white rhino proudly shows off her calf. This is Donsa’s 11th baby and one of seven white rhinos at the wildlife park. Altogether, 21 white rhinos have been born in the […]

via SINGAPORE ZOO WELCOMES 21st WHITE RHINO CALF — Wildlife Press

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RHINO HORN TRAFFIC

(Source: http://www.straitstimes.com) SINGAPORE – A 29-year-old Vietnamese man is assisting the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) with investigations, after eight cut pieces of illegal rhino horns were found in his luggage while he was on transit in Changi Airport on Thursday (Aug 31). AVA worked with the Singapore Customs and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority […]

via Vietnamese man stopped with 8 pieces of rhino horns at Changi Airport — Kopitiam Bot

GLOBAL MARCH FOR ELEPHANTS AND RHINOS…

OCTOBER 7 is the GLOBAL MARCH FOR ELEPHANTS AND RHINOS 2017. Elephantopia has been participating with the GMFER since the first Global March in 2013. This year, we invite you to participate with us. There are THREE WAYS to get involved :1) Find a city near you and march! We will be in Tucson, AZ at the International…

via GMFER 2017 — elephantopia

Extremely Scary Statistics…time to really get worried!

Today’s post is dedicated to listing the current species that are under the Critically Endangered (CR) conservation status, according to the World Wildlife Fund. What does Critically Endangered (CR) mean? A: Critically Endangered (CR) is the conservation status given to a species that face the highest risk of becoming extinct. This means that a species has passed the Vulnerable (VU) status, as well as […]

via List of Critically Endangered Species —

Elephant Activist Reese Witherspoon Speaks Out Against Poaching…

At a reception at Tiffany’s to underscore Tiffany’s opposition to the use of Elephant ivory in jewelry and elsewhere Reese Witherspoon fresh from a shoot in South Africa decried the practice of poaching elephants and rhinoceros for their tusks and horns…

Actor Witherspoon is a well-known wildlife animal activist.