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Nepal's rhino numbers 'recovering' after war

The number of rhinos living wild in Nepal has risen above 500 for the first time since a civil war that led to rampant poaching of the endangered animals, the government said Sunday.

Apr 24, 2011
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Hope as rare rhino calves filmed in Indonesia

Hidden cameras have captured proof that Javan rhinos are breeding in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park, the last redoubt for the endangered mammals, conservationists said Monday.

Feb 28, 2011
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Hornless rhino carcasses found in S.Africa

South African wildlife officials have found 18 rhino carcasses dumped by poachers in a remote area with their horns removed, a spokesman for the northern province of Limpopo said Friday.

Nov 19, 2010
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Unusual rhino beetle behavior discovered

The coconut rhinoceros beetle continues to munch its way through the crowns of coconut trees on the northwest coast of Guam. Rhino hunters are ready to get tough with bio-control measures that will decrease ...

Jun 21, 2010
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Nepal orders probe into slaughter of rhinos

(AP) -- Nepal's government was investigating the poaching of rhinos in the Himalayan nation after 28 of the endangered animals were killed over the past 11 months, an official said Monday.

Jun 14, 2010
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