Tag: calf


How long are rhino pregnancies?

Rhino pregnancies last 15 – 16 months! The only animals with longer gestation periods are elephants, which carry a fetus…View Full Release »


The Javan Rhino's Final Stronghold

By Bill Konstant, IRF Program Officer August 27, 1883.  It’s been called “the day the world exploded.”  One hundred and…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 »


Rhinos Orphaned by Poachers Now Back in the Wild

Text and photos by Natasha Anderson, Lowveld Rhino Trust, Zimbabwe Natasha Anderson is the Rhino Monitoring Coordinator for Zimbabwe’s Lowveld…View Full Release »


Crisis in Manas: Mother rhino killed, leaving behind 2-week-old orphaned calf.

Two weeks ago, we proudly announced the birth of two new Indian rhinos in Manas National Park as part of…View Full Release »


Two Baby Rhinos Born in Manas!

Question: How does one weigh the recent news of two rhino calves born in India’s Manas National Park against reports…View Full Release »


"R" is for Rhinos … and also for Raoul du Toit

In their new book, Wildlife Heroes, authors Julie Scardina (SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment) and Jeff Flocken (International Fund for Animal…View Full Release »


Looking Back on 2011 – Zimbabwe Reflections

Back in mid 2008, the year in which poachers killed a staggering 16.6% of the black rhino population in the…View Full Release »


Rhino Photo of the Week

This week’s photo is by Anne Makaske. Photo taken on 27 september 2007 in South Africa at Chitwa Chitwa Game Park….View Full Release »


Crisis Zimbabwe Update – May 26, 2009

On Sunday, May 10th, our rhino monitors were tracking a black rhino cow called Three and her 12 month old…View Full Release »