Tag: Rhinos

Scientists To Clone Entire Northern White Rhino Population From Frozen Cells

A team of scientists plans to use the frozen cells of the almost-extinct Northern White Rhino to recover the animals’ population. The last male white rhino died in March, and only two female counterparts were left in captivity.

Animals May 26, 2018

Real-Time Data Tracking And GPS Might Save The Lives of Endangered Rhinos

British scientists have developed a GPS real-time data-tracking device that might be the key to saving rhinos from the brink of extinction.

July 20, 2015

Incredibly Realistic 3D-Printed Horns Could Put An End To Rhino Poaching

Rhino poaching is the greatest threat to the survival of the animals. Could this practice be ended by the production of artificial horns?

Earth/Environment June 15, 2015

Hunter From Texas Pays $350,000 For Right To Kill Black Rhino

The hunter, Corey Knowlton, paid to hunt and kill the black rhino—ironically—to be able to protect the critically endangered species.

Earth/Environment May 21, 2015

Last Male Northern White Rhino Now Under Armed Guard

Sudan, the last male white rhino in the world, is now under the protection of armed guards 24 hours a day. Will this be enough to save the species from extinction?

April 16, 2015

Horses and Rhinos Have More in Common than You Think, Ancestor Fossils Discovered in India Suggest

Cambaytherium thewissi fossils may shed new light on the ancestors of horses and rhinos, but what can they tell us about continental drift?

Animals November 23, 2014

Northern white rhinos on brink of extinction: After recent death, only six left

Death of rare white rhino, possibly the "last male capable of breeding," pushes species to the edge of extinction. Rhino known as Suni dies in Kenya at age 34.

Animals October 21, 2014

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