The audacious plan that could save a species

With only two northern white rhinos left in the world - both female - extinction seems a certainty.

By Clare Spencer • bbcnews
April 13, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: conservation animals kenya rhinos

Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda

Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
June 25, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation nature rwanda wildlife rhinos

Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies

The future of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino has been struck a blow, with the death of Malaysia's last male.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
May 28, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: rhinos

Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 15, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: china wildlife hong-kong rhinos south-africa

South Africa sniffer dog intercepts 116kg of rhino horn

The haul, worth more than $1.3m (£1m), is one of the largest seized in South Africa in recent years.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 10, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: conservation rhinos south-africa

'Siberian unicorn' walked Earth with humans

A giant rhino that may have been the origin of the unicorn myth survived until about 35,000 years ago.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 27, 2018 ~3 min

Tags: conservation fossils animals rhinos

Northern white rhino: New hopes for IVF rescue

A new study raises hopes of saving one of the last animals of its kind - the northern white rhino.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 7, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: conservation animals endangered-species ivf rhinos

Rhino horn: Alarm as China eases 25-year ban on rhino and tiger parts

Experts worry this will increase demand for the animals and jeopardise efforts to protect them.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Oct. 30, 2018 ~2 min

Tags: china rhinos

Follow the money

Targeting profits linked to the illegal wildlife trade could help protect threatened species

By Alexandria Reid, Cathy Haenlein & Tom Keatinge • bbcnews
Oct. 10, 2018 ~6 min

Tags: expert-network rhinos elephants pangolins money-laundering organised-crime

Page 1 of 1