Your help is urgently needed to fight poaching in Southern Africa

Driven by demand from growing markets in Vietnam and China, the poaching crisis in Africa continues. Well-equipped, highly-organized, and dangerous poaching networks have killed at least 600 white and black rhinos this year. Your support provides funding to strengthen anti-poaching teams and security in critical rhino reserves and to stem demand for rhino horn in…

25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos

The word rhinoceros is a combination of two Greek words – rhino (nose) and ceros (horn). There are five living species of rhinoceros – white, black, greater one-horned, Javan and Sumatran. In addition, a number of other animals have rhinoceros as part of their names, including the rhinoceros auklet, rhinoceros beetle, rhinoceros chameleon, rhinoceros cockroach,…

Bowling for Rhinos Events Update

The Los Angeles Zoo’s chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) recently held its annual Bowling for Rhinos fundraiser at Glendale’s Jewel City Bowl. The monies raised each year help support efforts to protect black and white rhinos in Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, and Javan and Sumatran rhinos in three Indonesian national parks.…