Clearing the Way for Rhinos in Manas National Park

In March of this year, IRF and its partners translocated two female greater one-horned rhinos to India’s Manas National Park, increasing the population to 40. This was the 7th translocation under the guidance of the Indian Rhino Vision 2020 program (IRV2020), which established an initial population of 18 in 2009. A greater one-horned rhino grazes... Continue Reading →

Conservation Is Not Cancelled

It has been an incredibly strange and sometimes scary few weeks with a lot of uncertainty, but we’ve been working very hard to ensure that all the members of our IRF family - our staff and partners around the world - are healthy and safe, and that they can continue to keep rhinos safe, even... Continue Reading →

Two More Rhinos Arrive at Manas National Park in India

Over the weekend, two sub-adult female greater one-horned rhinos were transported from Kazaringa National Park and released in Manas National Park in Assam, India under the supervision of the Translocation Core Committee, which includes veterinary and security personnel. In a wild-to-wild translocation under IRV2020, two female greater one-horned rhinos were moved from Kaziranga NP and... Continue Reading →

Facing Down A Crisis

Rhinos are in Crisis Two-thirds of the world’s five rhino species could be lost in our lifetime. Rampant poaching by organized criminal networks, habitat loss, and factors ranging from inbreeding to invasive species are driving rhinos to the brink of extinction. Rhino populations are at the tipping point, barely keeping up with devastating losses from... Continue Reading →

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