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Angola Rhino News

Continuing with our series on matters of rhinos within our neighbouring countries. Angola’s rhino history seems short and not so sweet, what an utterly sorry state of affairs…    Baby Black Rhino.  Photo by Annamarie Esterhuizen 10 white rhinos were introduced to Quiçama NP from Natal Parks Board in 1968 Photograph by James P. Blair […]

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Rhino Translocation by Game Rangers´Association of Africa

Two years ago the Game Rangers’ Association of Africa (GRAA) embarked on a rhino project which looked to address rhino management through range expansion, genetic improvement and rhino security in an alternative and proactive manner. This was to identify additional areas where healthy populations of rhinos could exist and grow. The project aimed to capture […]

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LA CRISIS DEL RINOCERONTE

Según La Unión Internacional Para la Conservación por la Naturaleza (IUCN), El Rinoceronte Negro Occidental está declarado oficialmente extinto. “ Debido a la caza indiscriminada, la falta de apoyo por la conservación por parte de las autoridades de Camerún en el pasado, el aumento de la demanda del cuerno de rinoceronte asociada al comercio ilegal, […]

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RHINO CRISIS

The Western Black Rhinoceros has officially been declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world’s largest conservation network. “Given the wildlife poaching taking place, lack of political will and conservation effort by Cameroon conservation authorities in the past, and increasing illegal demand for rhino horn and associated increased commercial rhino […]

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The Worlds First Ever Rhino Photo Contest….

Welcome to the worlds first ever Rhino Photo contest. To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) Our first photo of the week is from Fred Von Winckelman The Bush Warriors Photo of The Day Contest is brought to you in […]

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A PARADIGM SHIFT IN RHINO CONSERVATION

Over the last 5 years rhino poaching has dramatically increased from a few to hundreds and if nothing drastic gets done the iconic Rhino will become extinct and disappear forever from the wild. Bush Warriors for the last three years brought you to the front lines of the battle to save the last of our […]

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Groundbreaking research: Dung can help save the rhino population!

Rhino conservation: Dung science leads to zoo baby boom Scientists at Chester Zoo say their work has achieved a rhino baby boom. rhinos in order to work out the best time to introduce them to a potential partner. And after a decade during which the zoo had no new baby rhinos, there have now been […]

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Is Vietnam (and not China) the Culprit in Rhino Poaching”

Alleged Vietnamese smuggler Pham Quang Loc, 56, sits behind rhino horns seized at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok on Jan. 6. Rhino horn is seen as a miracle cure-all in Vietnam — an expensive, medically unproved and illegal product that experts say is devastating the global rhino population. Apichart Weerawong/AP Africa is facing a growing epidemic: […]

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Prison and Hefty Fines for Rhino Horn Traffickers

© USFWS As record numbers of rhinos are slaughtered for their horns, there is good news that poachers will be punished for their crimes. Here in the United States, two businessmen will now serve time in prison and pay hefty fines for rhino horn trafficking. Vinh Chung “Jimmy” Kha and Felix Kha, arrested in 2012, […]

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Revolutionary idea to stop rhino poaching?

Rhino horn is now more expensive (by weight) than gold or cocaine and as a result rhino poaching is reaching epidemic proportions. The number of rhino’s lost to poaching in South Africa climbed from 300 in 2010 to 668 in 2012! 232 rhinos have already been killed in 2013. And these numbers only represent South Africa! Rhino poaching […]

The US government has dropped the ball on endangered species

“Its OK” to kill endangered species!” says US gov.t. Do you agree?

U.S. to Endangered Species Hunters: ‘Bring Your Trophies Right on In!’ New precedent set as U.S. grants permission for American hunter to import dead, endangered rhino from African safari. (Photo: T and O Safaris) For the first time in over 30 years, the U.S. government has granted an import permit to an American hunter who […]

How technology can save our rhino

Saving the rhino with surveillance drones- Is this the answer??

A rhino farmer in South Africa is planning to use surveillance drones designed for the US military to combat poachers who are driving theanimals towards extinction. Clive Vivier, cofounder of the Zululand rhino reserve in KwaZulu-Natal province, said he has been granted permission by the US state department to buy the state-of-the-art Arcturus T-20 drone. He is now seeking […]

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Santuario de Rinocerontes de Bush Warriors

Con mucho orgullo y deseos de lograr mucho más, presentamos el “Santuario de Rinocerontes de Bush Warriors” Desde hace cuatro años hemos visto el aumento de caza ilegal de rinoceronte en el Sur de África y alrededor del mundo. Su número actual es preocupante, si seguimos a este paso, perderemos a estas grandes especies en […]

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Everything you need to know about White Rhinos…..

White Rhinos are divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern White Rhino and the Southern White Rhino. The Southern White Rhino is the least endangered of the living kinds of rhino, with a population of estimated 15,00- 20,600. Unfortunately, only seven known Northern White Rhinosare still surviving. Southern White Rhino The Southern White Rhino was […]

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25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos

  Photo credit: Pam Krzyza The fascinating rhino facts below are brought to you by International Rhino Foundation. Enjoy!