April Rhino Champion: Simon Naylor, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa

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…

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…

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,…