Community Member Turns Over Weapon to Rhino Protection Unit

  The population of Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus) is being threatened by illegal hunting in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (BBSNP). Rhino protection units (RPUs) started patrolling the area which have allowed for the sun bear to safely begin re-inhabiting the forest. RPUs also began raising awareness in the local communities about illegal hunting and it’s…

Comments on the Dallas Safari Club Auction of a Permit to Hunt a Black Rhino

International Rhino Foundation Comments on Dallas Safari Club Auction of a Permit to Hunt a Black Rhino 29 October 2013 Much media attention has been directed this past week to the Dallas Safari Club’s intention to auction off a permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia, the proceeds to go towards preserving this magnificent…