Help Save Rhinos Through Photography!

The International Rhino Keeper Association (IRKA) is creating another Rhino Conservation Calendar, so it’s time for another rhino photography contest! The IRKA has produced the Rhino Conservation Calendar for the past four years and we have raised a grand total of $40,600, all of which went directly to rhino conservation projects thanks to enthusiasts like…

“Bowling for Badak” Indonesia Tour: Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary

To see rhinos in Indonesia, one must go to the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS), situated in Way Kambas National Park.  The national park is located just over 100 kilometers from the provincial capital of Bandar Lampung and is one of the oldest reserves in Indonesia. Way Kambas covers approximately 1,300 square kilometers of lowland coastal tropical forest…

Say “No” to Rhino Horns!

Say “No” to Rhino Horns! That’s the message that retired Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming has for his fans back home, many of whom believe that rhino horn has powerful tonic or curative properties. Unfortunately, these traditional, but mistaken, beliefs have fueled an increasing international trade in rhino horn that ultimately threatens the survival of…

Rhino Photo of the Week

This week’s photo is by Anne Makaske. Photo taken on 27 september 2007 in South Africa at Chitwa Chitwa Game Park. Photo settings: Nikon D200, ISO250 1/500, f/4.0, 70-200 mm This picture was taken in the early morning hours in Chitwa Chitwa. It’s a private game park bordering to the famous Krugerpark. Like us, the guide…