Happy Birthday Delilah! They Grow Up So Fast

Little Delilah is not so little anymore. Today, she turned four years old and earlier this year she left her mother, Ratu, and moved into an enclosure all her own at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) in Way Kambas National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia. Leaving her mother was a big first step in her maturity. Her... Continue Reading →

Hope for Harapan: Saving Sumatran Rhinos

In more ways than one, Harapan means "hope." Born at the Cincinnati Zoo 12 years ago today, Sumatran rhino Harapan captured the hearts of the many that met him. Now at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia, Harapan has the opportunity to become part of the national conservation breeding strategy. With fewer than 80 of... Continue Reading →

Meet the RPU Team Guarding Ratu and Protecting Sumatran Rhinos

Written by Hanif Muhammad - IRF Indonesia Liaison  The Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) veterinarians weren’t the only ones preparing for Ratu’s second birth. A Rhino Protection Unit (RPU), usually working inside Way Kambas National Park, was stationed at the SRS to provide an extra layer of protection to the resident rhinos. The RPU began their special... Continue Reading →

Showers of Gratitude!

On May 12, Sumatran rhino Ratu delivered a healthy 45-pound female calf at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary! We'd like to thank all of you who generously hosted and supported our "It's a Rhino!" baby shower fundraisers. The little female, as of yet unnamed, is thriving in her new home. Thanks to you, her pen is... Continue Reading →

Rare rhino pregnancy gives hope to species

Andalas-Ratu love story proves conservation efforts can work! Conservationists across the world are celebrating a pregnancy in one of the world’s most endangered species, the Sumatran rhino. The pregnancy of female Ratu, born in Indonesia, and male Andalas, the first of only three Sumatran rhinos born in captivity in more than 112 years, is giving... Continue Reading →

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