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Rhino Population Thriving In Orang National Park In India

Greater one-horned rhinos are thriving in Orang National Park in Assam, India thanks to protection and habitat management efforts that…View Full Release »


Happy 19th Birthday Andalas

Happy 19th Birthday Andalas Andalas made history on September 13, 2001 when he was born at the Cincinnati Zoo. He…View Full Release »


Interview with an RPU – Usman’s Close Call in BBS

Usman Hadi has been with the RPUs in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in Sumatra for 5 years. “I know…View Full Release »


Happy Cinco de Rhino – How Five Bucks Can Save Five Species

Happy Cinco de Rhino! During this one day, we’re trying to raise $10,000 for rhino conservation – and to get…View Full Release »


2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at…View Full Release »


The greater one-horned or Indian rhinoceros was the first of its kind described by science. The year was 1758 – the same year that Halley’s Comet first actually appeared after its discovery.

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Tales from the Field: Rhino Protection Units in Training

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) supports 16 Rhino Protection Units (RPUs) in three Indonesian national parks. Bukit Barisan Selatan and…View Full Release »


New Attention Towards Recent Rhino Extinctions: Western Black Rhino

The emerging debate around the recent announcement of the Dallas Safari Club’s plans to auction a trophy hunt for a…View Full Release »


Spotlight on RPUs: Sambar Poaching in Way Kambas National Park, Indonesia

Earlier this month, a Rhino Protection Unit (RPU) in Way Kambas National Park successfully arrested two groups of poachers.  The…View Full Release »


Rhino Eyes: Does Size Matter?

Rhinos are known for their keen sense of smell and hearing, but they apparently have poor vision.  The white and…View Full Release »