For black rhino, zoo diet might be too much of a good thing
A new study shows that captive black rhinos—but not their wild counterparts—are at high risk for two common health problems suffered by millions of humans: inflammation and insulin resistance.
Mozambique destroys over two tonnes of ivory, rhino horns
Authorities in Mozambique on Monday burned more than 2.6 tonnes of ivory and rhino horns confiscated during various anti-poaching busts, demonstrating a tough stance on wildlife trafficking.
Global police in 'huge' wildlife contraband haul: Europol
Global police have seized "huge amounts" of wildlife contraband, including some 12 tonnes of ivory, as well as rhino horn and whale bones, in a massive operation across 62 countries, Europol said Thursday.
South African medics make big effort to save Hope the rhino
The horns and a large portion of the rhino's face were severed by poachers, a horrific injury that had some observers wincing at the sight of exposed flesh and bone. One South African veterinarian treating ...