african rhino

African Rhino Numbers Rise, Yet One Type Sinks Into Extinction

African Rhino Numbers Rise, Yet One Type Sinks Into Extinction

GLAND, Switzerland, June 17, 2008 (ENS) – Populations of most African rhinos are increasing as a result of conservation efforts, but one sub-species, the Northern white rhino, may already be extinct, the world’s most expert rhino specialists said today. Just four animals were counted in 2006, but none of these could be found during the…

Rhinos on the Rise: WWF Seeks to Extend Conservation Success

Rhinos on the Rise: WWF Seeks to Extend Conservation Success

PONGOLA GAME RESERVE, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, March 17, 2008 (ENS) – Pongola Game Reserve, a privately owned reserve in northern KwaZulu Natal province where relocated black rhinos are thriving, was the scene of a rhino survival celebration Friday. After bringing Africa’s black rhinos back from the brink of extinction, the global conservation organization WWF…