Because of You, Rhinos Can Thrive In The Wild

April Salter believes that saving rhinos is something everyone can do. Salter formed SalterMitchellPR, a public relations firm with offices in Orlando and Tallahassee, Florida, as well as Washington, DC, more than 20 years ago. She has been involved with the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) since 2007. DONATE TODAY As a member of IRF’s Advisory... Continue Reading →

Because of You

Today we're launching our 2019 Year-End Campaign, “Because of You,” which is all about the impacts your support has provided this past year and what we can accomplish in the future for rhinos – all because of you! OUR GOAL IS TO RAISE $1 MILLION BY DECEMBER 31, TO PROTECT RHINOS AND THEIR HABITATS THROUGHOUT AFRICA... Continue Reading →

Dr. Susie Ellis Receives Award for Innovation in Conservation

IRF's Executive Director, Dr. Susie Ellis, was recently honored as the 2019 Ulysses S. Seal Award Winner for Innovation in Conservation. This prestigious award from IUCN's Conservation Specialist Planning Group honors Susie's former boss at CSPG, Ulie Seal, and is given every other year to acknowledge and celebrate a scientist who has effectively applied science to solve some of the... Continue Reading →

Team Rhino Spotlight: The Rhino Ninja

Vaughn Stevens is a 4th grader that plays basketball, loves cheeseburgers, and has a big passion for rhinos. Sounds pretty typical for a 10 year old except that he's also a NINJA! Vaughn has spent the last several years practicing his ninja skills, has been coached by professional ninjas, and even competed on the television show... Continue Reading →

White Rhinos: The Most Social Rhinoceros

Besides mating and raising calves, most rhinos are solitary animals with limited tolerance for others- the exception being the White rhino. While not unusual to see a lone white rhino male or a single female and calf, they are the most gregarious of the 5 rhino species and can often be seen in groups of... Continue Reading →

July Rhino Champions: The Bowlers

Throughout the years we have talked about the great work that the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) has done through their Bowling For Rhinos fundraisers. For over 25 years they have been raising money for rhino conservation and last year they passed the $7 million mark! Organizing these events is no easy task- and that’s... Continue Reading →

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