Thank you from IRF and our partners for your continued support of our work with rhino conservation. Together we can do GREAT things!
AAZK’s Bowling for Rhinos program helps carbon offset through tree planting project By: Inov Sectionov (International Rhino Foundation Indonesia Program Coordinator) Established in 1967, the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) has always known its conservation-minded membership wanted to do more to save the wild counterparts of the animals they care for every day. The…
Ear-notching is one of several different methods that trackers use to identify individual rhinos in Zimbabwe’s Lowveld region. In combination with wireless transmitters, numbered ID tags and distinct physical markings, these tools help biologists monitor the movements, interactions, health and safety of all individuals within key populations.
A rhino rubbing post, a stump worn down and polished to a smooth finish by years of use by rhinos after their mud baths.
Some training programs require staff to don full-body, protective suits when training dogs for rhino anti-poaching patrols.
Indian or greater one-horned rhinos use their long lower canine teeth, not their horns, in aggressive or defensive encounters. They are capable of inflicting serious damage to other rhinos, animals and humans with these weapons.
Over the course of our our organization’s history, we have supported and managed rhino conservation projects in Africa and Asia. During that time, we have met and worked with many amazing and dedicated individuals whose mission is to protect rhinos. As the Year of Rhino Champions continues, we’ll introduce you to some of these passionate and hardworking people and shine…