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Scientists create embryos, hope to save near-extinct rhino

PARIS: Months after the death of Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, scientists said Wednesday they have grown embryos containing DNA of his kind, hoping to save the subspecies from extinction. With only two northern white rhino (NWR) known to be alive today — both infertile females — the team hopes their breakthrough [...] The post Scientists create embryos, hope to save near-extinct rhino appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJul 5th, 2018Related News

Pregnancy of southern white rhino at U.S. zoo could save subspecies

LOS ANGELES, USA – A southern white rhino at a California zoo has been impregnated through artificial insemination, researchers announced on Thursday, May 17, in what could prove a major step in saving a nearly extinct close relative. The rhino called Victoria was inseminated in March at the San Diego ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2018Related News

Slaughtered rhino from Kalinga just changed world history

MANILA, Philippines – A group of archaeologists unearthed remains of a butchered, ancient rhinoceros in Rizal, Kalinga in 2014. It seems nothing out ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 11th, 2018Related News

World s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

NAIROBI, Kenya — The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced Tuesday, saying he "sto.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: WorldMar 20th, 2018Related News

Last male northern white rhino takes a walk despite illness

JOHANNESBURG (AP) --- Old and sick, the world's last male northern white rhino has surprised his keepers by getting up and walking around at a wildlife area in Kenya. The 45-year-old rhino named Sudan moved during the night and took a "delicious mud bath" after long-awaited rains fell, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy said Saturday on Twitter. It noted that March 3 is U.N. World Wildlife Day and that it had received many messages of concern for the ailing Sudan, who could be euthanized if he continues to suffer from a deep infection on his back right leg. "He is now resting again and will be attended by the vet team and his keepers throughout the day," said the conservancy, which is a...Keep on reading: Last male northern white rhino takes a walk despite illness.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 5th, 2018Related News

Ivory Investigator Found Dead in Kenya

One of the world's top investigators into the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade has been killed. Esmond Bradley Martin was found in his home with a stab wound in his neck Sunday in Nairobi. The 75-ye.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2018Related News

‘Kingpin’ in Asian wildlife trafficking arrested

BANGKOK -- Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia’s illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to family-run syndicate that smuggles elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts to Chinese and Vietnamese dealers. Boonchai Bach, 40, a Vietnamese national with Thai citizenship, was arrested on Friday evening….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2018Related News

Malaysia s last female Sumatran rhino gravely ill

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The last surviving female Sumatran rhino in Malaysia is seriously ill, a wildlife official said Wednesday, December 20, with vets racing to save the critically endangered creature. Iman is one of just two Sumatran rhinos known to still be alive in Malaysia. She lives in a wildlife ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 20th, 2017Related News

Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn

JOHANNESBURG — A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic tr.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: WorldJun 27th, 2017Related News

Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport

Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsApr 10th, 2017Related News

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 10th, 2017Related News

Poachers kill rare one-horned rhino in southern Nepal forest

KATHMANDU — Authorities are searching for poachers who killed a rare one-horned rhinoceros over the weekend in the forests of southern Nepal and cut off the.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: WorldApr 9th, 2017Related News

White rhino killed by poachers at French zoo

White rhino killed by poachers at French zoo.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMar 8th, 2017Related News

Zoo burns $1M in rhino items in 1st US bonfire of its kind

The San Diego Zoo burned items containing rhinoceros horn with an estimated black market value of $1 million in a symbolic gesture Thursday to show the U.S. is committed to ending illegal wildlife trafficking......»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsSep 9th, 2016Related News