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South Africa helicopter crash kills five in Kruger park

<b>Five members of the South African military have died in a helicopter crash, officials said.</b><p>The aircraft was patrolling the Kruger National Park on Saturday evening looking for rhino poachers.<p>The patrol was routine and an investigation is under way.<p>The poaching of rhinos is rampant in South Africa. …

Rhino poaching on the rise in India national park

<i>Drone commissioned to make surveillance on Assam forest reserve, writes Asia Sentinel’s Nava Thakuria</i><p>The depredations by poachers of rhinoceros horns …

Wildlife under threat - time to act | South Africa

The conservation of the white rhino in Africa is a great success story.<p>With numbers as low as 2,000 in 1973, when the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was signed, the population is now more than 19,000. More than 90 percent of these animals are …

Saving Rhinos

Episode 28 of Behind the Schemes: "Rhino Horn Trafficking in India" -- interview with Dr. Bibhab Talukdar, Chair of the IUCN Asian Rhino Specialist …

Black rhino threat: Poachers target Kent wildlife parks

<b>Rare rhinos in wildlife parks may be under threat from poachers, police in Kent have warned.</b><p>Night-time patrols have been stepped up by the Aspinall Foundation, which runs Port Lympne and Howletts wildlife parks near Canterbury.<p>Police said they had an anonymous tip-off the foundation's black rhinos …

Inside Wildlife Crime

Ranger corruption 'impeding global fight against poaching'

Corruption among wildlife rangers is becoming a serious impediment in the fight against poaching, fuelled by soaring levels of cash offered by …

Not just for the Taliban anymore: drones are now tracking rhino poachers

Deep in the heart of Assam, a remote northeastern province of India, a group of 150 guards watch for poachers in Kaziranga National Park, home to three-quarters of the world’s one-horned rhinoceroses.<p>But with an area of 330 square miles (855 sq km) to cover, the guards can’t be everywhere. Last …

Chainsaw used to hack tusks from Paris museum’s elephant exhibit

The elephant, reputed to have once belonged to King Louis XV of France, was on display at the Museum of Natural History in Paris — the <i>Muséum national</i> …

SA pushes for legal trade in rhino horn

Molewa said for the first time in an interview that she believes it "is the right direction" to take and could be the key to saving South Africa's …

Rhino poachers jailed for 15 years

Phalaborwa - Two men will spend the next 15 years in jail after they were found guilty of rhino poaching in Limpopo, police said on Wednesday.<p>“Two …

Saving Rhinos

Anna Merz, one of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy's iconic founders passed away today in a South African hospital.<p>Anna, along with the Craig family, …

TimesLIVE

U.S. is training dogs to sniff out smuggled ivory and rhino horns

What is it, Lancer?<p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has 4 new graduates that will make life harder for wildlife smugglers. Their names are Viper, …

Redirecting...

Chinese smuggler boat hits coral reef

A pangolin, curls into a ball as a Natural Resources Conservation Agency official holds it up before releasing it into the wild at a conservation …

Pangolin

66 rhino horns worth R25m stolen

Johannesburg - Thieves have made off with 66 rhino horns worth some R25m in one of the biggest horn heists the country has seen, after breaking into …

Mozambique easy on rhino poachers - KNP

Mbombela - Rhino-poaching is not part of Mozambican culture, says Mozambique Consul to Limpopo and Mpumalanga, Arthur Verissimo.<p>Verissimo was …

GRAPHIC: Anti Poaching

National Parks

Africa's rhinos losing battle to poachers

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - F ive days after the rhino was gunned down, its carcass had been picked apart by scavengers while the poachers who killed the …

Grisly truth behind rhino poaching: Rotting carcass of majestic beast slaughtered for horns that are worth more than gold discovered in South Africa

• Carcass of poached rhino discovered at South Africa's Kruger National Park<br>• 36 poachers have been arrested at the famous game reserve this year …

Conviction rates an unreliable benchmark of NPA success

The conviction rate figures routinely cited by South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and Department of Justice and Constitutional …

Pangolins under threat as black market trade grows

Last year tens of thousands of elephants and hundreds of rhinos were slaughtered to meet the growing demands of illegal trade in wild animals. …

Nepal's rhino hunters become the hunted

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/968000/968331_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524692226_3a6bb5a38f118bfa1d090f5d6734b094<p><b>Once Chitwan National Park in Nepal was the favourite hunting ground of poachers, but now it is they who are on the run and being hunted.</b><p>It is a rare …

Drones Guard Against Rhino Poaching In India

India said Monday it is deploying drones over a reserve to safeguard the rare one-horned rhino from poachers, the first time the country has employed aerial technology to protect wildlife.<p>The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) gives patrols a new strategic advantage with an eye in the sky, allowing …

Cambodian authorities nab rhino horn smuggler

<b>Phnom Penh (Cambodia), 28 January 2013</b> - On 12 December 2012, authorities of the International Airport in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) successfully …

Rhino Poaching In India Orphans Baby Months After Mother Moved To National Park (PHOTOS)

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has released upsetting images of a 15-day-old rhino who was orphaned after its mother was killed by poachers earlier this month.<p>The mother, Rhino 17, was translocated to India's Manas National Park in 2012 and was discovered dead with her horn and claws missing on …

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