Drought pushes rhino-burdened reserves over the edge

2015-11-11 07:11

A confluence of drought, rhino poachers and fatigued conservationists does not bode well for the future of SA's private game reserves and their rhinos, but all is not lost.

iSimangaliso celebrates World Rhino Day

2015-09-23 09:17

ISIMANGALISO Wetland Park celebrated World Rhino Day yesterday with over 1?200 people from all over KwaZulu-Natal attending the event.

Breakthrough operation on shot rhino a success

2015-08-25 10:10

WITH the bullet that almost killed a pregnant white rhino cow extracted and on its way for forensic investigation, she is showing “excellent” signs of healing.

Saving a poached rhino

2015-08-15 14:19

ITHEMBA, the pregnant white rhino cow who was shot last week, is the first of her kind to be operated on using the innovative method of covering her wound with elephant hide.

Dehorned rhino Hope recovering

2015-08-12 10:57

HOPE, the pregnant white rhino who was gunned down last week in Mahlalela Park by poachers, is recovering thanks to an operation involving an elephant hide.

INFOGRAPHIC: The reality of rhinos

2015-07-09 16:41

A group is on a mission to move 100 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana in order to save them from poaching and develop a new breeding nucleus.

Rhino gaffs Brit zookeeper

2014-11-19 22:31

A keeper at a British zoo has been seriously injured during an incident involving a rhinoceros.

Celebrities rally against rhino poaching

2014-07-03 12:41

Since 2013, rhinos have been killed every 11 hours. In response to this rising epidemic, Prince William, David Beckham and Yao Ming teamed up to spread awareness.

Rhino horn suspect a liar - court

2014-06-18 05:00

The State has accused one of two men implicated in the theft of rhino horn from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency, of lying about being tortured into a confession.

Ranger attacked by rhino

2014-01-30 22:15

A game ranger has been seriously injured when he was attacked by a black rhino in the Mkhuze game reserve.


‘Bucket list’ challenge to raise rhino funds

2015-09-28 10:39

Underberg's “Rhino the Peak Challenge”, is a unique mountain trail challenge to raise funds for rhino conservation.

Poachers in Hluhluwe push rhino death toll to 75

2015-09-02 09:48

ONE rhino died and two others were wounded after poachers darted and dehorned them in Hluhluwe Game Reserve on Monday afternoon.

‘Dehorning saves rhinos’

2015-08-17 09:20

IN an effort to prevent the poaching of precious rhino, Nambiti Private Game Reserve in KZN spent the weekend cutting off horns that had grown back on some of their white rhinos.

Rhino poacher’s conviction confirmed

2015-08-14 08:19

HIGH court judges yesterday confirmed the convictions of a man who was jailed for poaching a white rhino and removing its horns in Imfolozi Game Reserve on Christmas Day in 2009.

Latest poaching incident raises number to 65 in KZN

2015-08-05 12:14

THE total number of rhino poached in KwaZulu-Natal this year is now 65 with another white rhino found dead in a Zulu­land park yesterday morning.

Rhino gets treated after poacher attack

2015-05-29 13:32

A rhino that survived an attack by poachers who cut off her horns, leaving a massive wound on her face, has had a setback in her medical treatment in the Eastern Cape.

New rhino campaign targets Vietnamese businessmen

2014-09-22 13:09

A new advertising campaign aims straight at the top consumers of rhino horn - affluent Vietnamese businessmen.

Trade in rhino horn may become legal

2014-06-30 15:26

A panel of 10 experts was established to help an inter-ministerial committee with its investigation on the possibility of legalising the rhino horn trade.

Rhino Ambulances to the rescue

2014-06-10 11:22

A Rhino Ambulance sounds like a whimsical notion from a children's storybook, but in fact it's the latest innovation from the front lines of the poaching crisis.

Hunt the black rhino to save the black rhino

2014-01-13 10:32

The Dallas Safari Club is set to auction a permit to shoot a black rhino – a fundraiser that's sparked outrage.

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