Happy World Rhino Day!

Today, we celebrate rhinos – those magnificent, horned beasts that inspire our wonder and touch our hearts. They’re big. They’re old. They lead a fragile existence. And they need us. Rhinos need a team effort from around the globe to battle poaching, secure habitat, strengthen support for partner nations fighting to save rhinos, and educate…

U.S. To Burn Rhino Horn Stockpile -Takes Stand Against Rhino Horn Trade

TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES WILL NOT BE TOLERATED September 8, 2016 – The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) lauds the US Fish and Wildlife Service for burning its stockpile of confiscated rhino horn. This planned destruction, which will take place at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, comes just before World Rhino Day on September 22…

#MeetUsMonday: CeCe Sieffert, IRF Deputy Director

All of us at IRF are passionate about rhinos, with a 23-year track record of helping them to survive under some of the most difficult circumstances on Earth. We are steadfast in our belief that our commitment will help save these magnificent creatures from extinction. Meet the people of IRF who are working hard for…

IRF Staff Visits Cincinnati Zoo

IRF Program Officer Bill Konstant recently visited the Cincinnati Zoo, where he gave a presentation about the world’s rarest rhinos as part of the Zoo’s Barrows Lecture Series.  During his visit, he also met several member of the Zoo’s animal collection up close and personal, including Harapan, the last remaining Sumatran rhino in a US…