07 May '12, 2pm

Organizations target rhino horn consumption in China via @mongabay

Organizations target rhino horn consumption in China via @mongabay

How a crippled rhino may save a species (04/09/2012) On December 18th, 2011, a female Sumatran rhino took a sudden plunge. Falling into a manmade pit trap, the rhino may have feared momentarily that her end had come, but vegetation cushioned her fall and the men that found her were keen on saving her, not killing her. Little did she know that conservationists had monitored her since 2006, and for her trappers this moment had been the culmination of years of planning and hope. A few days later she was being airlifted by helicopter to a new home. Puntung, as she has become called, was about to enter a new chapter in her life, one that hopefully will bring about a happy ending for her species. Kruger National Park loses 95 rhinos to poachers in three months (04/05/2012) Since the first of the year, South Africa's Kruger National Park has lost 95 rhinos to poachers, reports th...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0507-hance_rhinos_consumpti...

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