Because of You, Rhinos Can Thrive In The Wild

April Salter believes that saving rhinos is something everyone can do. Salter formed SalterMitchellPR, a public relations firm with offices in Orlando and Tallahassee, Florida, as well as Washington, DC, more than 20 years ago. She has been involved with the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) since 2007. DONATE TODAY As a member of IRF’s Advisory... Continue Reading →

The Science of Endangered Feces

So what’s the poop on rhinos? The IRF aims to to share every detail of information that people might not know about rhinos. Not only do rhinos need our help, every aspect of their biology is fascinating. Including, pardon us – rhino poop. Rhinos are plant eaters. White and Greater one-horned rhinos are grazers that... Continue Reading →

Meet the RPU Team Guarding Ratu and Protecting Sumatran Rhinos

Written by Hanif Muhammad - IRF Indonesia Liaison  The Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) veterinarians weren’t the only ones preparing for Ratu’s second birth. A Rhino Protection Unit (RPU), usually working inside Way Kambas National Park, was stationed at the SRS to provide an extra layer of protection to the resident rhinos. The RPU began their special... Continue Reading →

Operation: Stop Poaching Now Charging Ahead

  Last year, you and the entire IRF family generously supported Operation: STOP POACHING NOW. Together, we raised more than $225,000 to provide much-needed funding to high-priority anti-poaching projects in southern Africa. Here are just a few of the important investments you've made possible since then: SOUTH AFRICA Great Fish River Nature Reserve covers some... Continue Reading →

Crisis Zimbabwe Update – May 26, 2009

On Sunday, May 10th, our rhino monitors were tracking a black rhino cow called Three and her 12 month old calf. Quietly moving through the bush, they noticed movement about 100 yards away - two armed poachers also tracking the same cow calf pair. They immediately radioed for National Parks and anti-poaching guard support, as... Continue Reading →

Endangered Feces Auction Update

We have just ended IRF’s Endangered Feces auction, ending with a total of 76 eBay bids, with a high bid of $1,075 for the white rhino specimen. We can’t wait to learn about the folks getting these special gifts. The real winners, of course, are the rhinos. People are now more aware about the plight facing rhinos... Continue Reading →

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