Rinoceronte blanco del norte.  Su amenaza es la demanda de su cuerno en la medicina tradicional china, aunque no hay ninguna prueba científica de su valor medicinal.

Petition Signatures Help Protect Southern White Rhino From Poachers!

NEAR THREATENED: Southern white rhinoceros. Amongst the most charismatic and recognisable of Africa’s mega-fauna (4), the white rhinoceros is the largest of the five rhinoceros species and one of the world’s biggest land animals, second only to the African and Asian elephant in size (5) (6). Unlike its common name suggests, this enormous, virtually hairless mammal is not in fact white, but slate-grey to yellowish-brown in colour (5) (7). The ‘white’ likely comes from a mistranslation of the…

Black rhinoceros videos, photos and facts - Diceros bicornis ARKive

Día de la Tierra: 7 especies en "peligro crítico" de extinción  Rinoceronte negro. Foto: Archivo

Día de la Tierra: 7 especies en "peligro crítico" de extinción

Africa’s Western black rhino is now officially extinct, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The subspecies was last seen in The Northern white rhino is also “teetering on the edge of extinction.

Harapan - Sumatran Rhino

Harapan - Sumatran Rhino - the rarest large mammal on earth at the Cincinnati Zoo

Beautiful rhino horns - right where they should be. by Michelle_Fryer, via Flickr

Every 8 hours a rhino is killed in South Africa. They are poached for their horn because of a myth that it has a medicinal purpose. Rhino horn is not medicine. It is made from keratin, the same thing as our hair and fingernails. - Photo by Michelle Fryer

Javan rhinos are the most threatened of the five rhino species, with 60 individuals surviving in Ujung Kulon National Park in Java, Indonesia. Vietnam’s last Javan rhino was poached in 2010.

Javan rhinos are the most threatened of the five rhino species, with 60 individuals surviving in Ujung Kulon National Park in Java, Indonesia. Vietnam’s last Javan rhino was poached in

Rhinoceros | Black Rhinoceros at Animal Corner

Chad is set to receive six endangered black rhinos from South Africa in a bid to restock the animals in the Central African country. Pretoria’s environment ministry announced the move on Monday, saying a team of

Rhino and a baby. This beautiful African animal is being depleted from the face of the earth just to sell its horn. It may be extinct very soon Ashame for the hunters that will hunt one of the last 1,700

Rhino and a baby. This beautiful African animal is being depleted from the face of the earth just to sell its horn. It may be extinct very soon Ashame for the hunters that will hunt one of the last

Southern White Rhinos

Latest updates on the Kariega rhinos, Thandi and Themba.

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