Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf

U.S. 05/21/19, 14:10

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf.The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...

Rhino poacher killed by elephant and eaten by lions

Africa 04/08/19, 10:07

A rhinoceros poacher in a South Africa wildlife preserve was stomped to death by an elephant and eaten by lions, authorities said. Rangers at Kruger National Park found his skull and trousers. The man and two others were hunting for rhinos illegally last week when the elephant surprised them and trampled him, ...

Beloved rhinoceros dies at age 49 in North Carolina zoo

Health 02/15/19, 19:44

The North Carolina Zoo says that a beloved rhinoceros named Stanley has died.The zoo said in a news release that the 49-year-old southern white rhinoceros died Friday after suffering neurological symptoms and a suspected stroke in recent weeks. A sudden decline in his health this week prompted zookeepers' decision to ...

Gladys Porter Zoo in Texas announces rare birds displayed

U.S. 01/16/19, 12:41

Two rare endangered tropical birds named Petey and Millie have a new home at a South Texas zoo.Officials with the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville have announced the rhinoceros hornbills are now on display. Officials say it's been 45 years since the zoo had any rainforest-dwelling rhinoceros hornbills, known for ...

China postpones on allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

World 11/12/18, 23:33

China is postponing its decision to allow trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts a bare two weeks after the easing of the ban had raised fears the country was giving legal cover to poaching and smuggling of endangered wildlife.The official Xinhua News Agency quoted Cabinet official Ding Xuedong as saying ...

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