Banner image: ‘The mane attraction’ – Shutterstock An interesting article published by Rob Knell (Evolutionary Ecology, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London) – “Trophy hunting could cause extinction in stressed populations – new research,” The Conversation, 29 November 2017. The ‘science’ and modelling behind the article highlights how important it […]
BBC News reports on the past year in rhino poaching and conservation efforts, providing us with a reminder and overall view of rhinos’ dire situation. ***Video contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.***
Some sad news today as San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced that, due to a worsening bacterial infection and age-related health problems, a 41-year old female white rhino named “Nola” was euthanized. You can read more about Nola and veterinarians’ attempts to address her health issues at The San Diego Union-Tribune’s article. Nola’s death leaves […]
As an update on Harapan, the only Sumatran Rhino male living outside of Southeast Asia, here are details on how his caretakers at Cincinnati Zoo are thoughtfully acclimating him for the trip home.