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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 »


Rhinos and Tigers and Bears- Oh my! A short lesson in Zoogeography.

In the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy uttered a phrase similar to the title, but it began with Lions.  Had she,…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 »


Bowling for Badak Tour: Ujung Kulon National Park

By Bill Konstant Note: “Badak” is the Indonesian word for rhino. The route to Ujung Kulon National Park is a…View Full Release »


"Bowling for Badak" Indonesia Tour: Rhino Protection Units

By Bill Konstant, IRF Program Oficer Together, the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) and the Rhino Foundation of Indonesia (Yayasan Badak…View Full Release »


"Bowling for Badak" Indonesia Tour: Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary

To see rhinos in Indonesia, one must go to the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS), situated in Way Kambas National Park. …View Full Release »


Cinco de Rhino Revue

Just over a month ago, several institutions held public events to raise awareness and support for rhino conservation efforts. The…View Full Release »


"R is for Rhinos" … and also for Ridiculous Remedies

It appears that one of the earliest uses of rhino horn by our own species was for forensic purposes – to…View Full Release »