One of only five white rhinos left in the world, mountain gorillas in the wild and threatened gray wolves are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world. A northern white female rhino named Najin, one of only five sub-species left on the planet, rubs against a tree at Ol Pejeta conservancy in […]

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written by Sophie IbbotsonJuly 19, 2019 Sophie Ibbotson writes about Rhinos Without Borders, a project which aims to move 100 rhinos from poaching hotspots in South Africa to new safe homelands in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. PHOTOGRAPHS: DAVID MURRAY, SOPHIE IBBOTSON Akudu blocked the path to my tent. I looked across the channel from my deck at […]

via THE RHINOS FLYING TO BOTSWANA — favournews

A Michigan trophy hunter’s permit to bring the skull, skin and horns from a critically endangered black rhinoceros he shot in Africa to the U.S. will likely be approved by the Trump administration, according to a report by The Associated Press. Chris Peyerk, of Shelby Township, Mich., applied for the import permit in April. The “applicant requests a permit to […]

via Trump administration reportedly approves trophy hunter’s permit for endangered rhino remains — WKRN News 2

Banner image courtesy of Harman Singh Heer Open letter from the Wildlife Animal Protection Forum South Africa to the Republic of South Africa, The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. 15thAugust 2019 Attention: The Minister of the Environment, Forestry and Fisheries “Their Future is Dark” THE RHINO HORN TRADE 2019 The history surrounding the demand […]

via “Their Future Is Dark.” The Rhino Horn Trade in 2019 — International Wildlife Bond