Category: Rhino Protection Units

07.31.2021

World Ranger Day

Today is World Ranger Day and the International Rhino Foundation is saluting the men, women, and K9s around the world…View Full Release »

07.30.2021

Bringing Javan Rhinos Back to the Beach

Ujung Kulon National Park staff estimate that around 50% of people committing illegal activities in the Park are entering from…View Full Release »

05.19.2021

Run, Walk, Hike Even Swim for Rhinos and Those That Protect Them

IRF is holding our first ever 30 mile virtual Rhino Protection Unit (RPU) Challenge. 30 miles is a normal day at…View Full Release »

12.01.2020

How to Help Rhinos on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday, celebrated the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, was created simply to encourage people to dedicate one day a year…View Full Release »

11.30.2020

RPUs Are Stronger With You

Tomorrow, December 1st, the International Rhino Foundation will celebrate Giving Tuesday, a national day of generosity. We’re delighted to announce…View Full Release »

09.04.2020

How Do You Host a Fundraiser During a Pandemic? Resourceful Zookeepers Are Finding Ways

Every year for the last for 30 years, the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) has organized a fundraising and awareness…View Full Release »

08.31.2020

Interview with an RPU – Bahara Celebrates 25 Years as One of the Original RPUs

Bahara joined the RPUs at its inception in 1995 at Kerinci Seblat National Park in Sumatra, eventually moving to Bukit…View Full Release »

08.30.2020

Interview with an RPU – Endin’s Close Encounter with Javan Rhinos

Endin has been part of the RPUs in Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) for 12 years. He is descended from…View Full Release »

08.29.2020

Interview with an RPU – Tisno Protects Javan Rhinos for Future Generations

Tisno joined the RPUs in Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) in Java in 2006. He wanted to protect Javan rhinos…View Full Release »

08.28.2020

Interview with an RPU – Jajat, a Third Generation Javan Rhino Protector

Jajat Sudrajat became a member of the first Rhino Protection Units established to patrol Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) in…View Full Release »