15th International Elephant & Rhino Conservation and Research Symposium

15th International Elephant & Rhino Conservation and Research Symposium Singapore Zoo, November 14-18, 2016 Presented by: International Elephant Foundation and International Rhino Foundation Hosted: Widlife Reserves Singapore Pressures on wild populations of elephants and rhinos are increasing at an alarming rate, with poachers killing both species at unsustainable levels. Wildlife habitat continues to shrink while…

Black Rhinos and Mopane Leaves

Black rhinos, giraffe and elephant seem particularly fond of the leaves of the mopane, a tree species characteristic of southern Africa’s major remaining wilderness area, the Miombo-Mopane Woodlands and Grasslands.  The mopane tree is known by several other common names, including balsam tree, turpentine tree and butterfly tree, the latter name due to the unique…