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Hope for Kenya's Rhinos

Fri, 10 September 2021

Kenya is home to some of the world's most iconic species. But many of them, including rhino are vulnerable or critically endangered. Between May and August this year, for the first time ever, a full animal count was undertaken in the country’s biggest ever Wildlife Census.

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Rhino Poaching Increases as COVID Restrictions Ease

Wed, 04 August 2021

On Saturday 31st July, South Africa's Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment provided the latest statistics on the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa, and they do not make happy reading.

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Three New Northern White Embryos Produced

Thu, 29 July 2021

In another exciting step towards the future of the northern white rhino, three more pure northern white rhino embryos have been created by the global team of scientists and conservationists working to save the species. This time, they were also able to use sperm from a different bull, improving the genetic diversity of the embryos.

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THE NORTHERN WHITE RHINO: HOW THEY CAME TO BE FUNCTIONALLY EXTINCT

Thu, 24 June 2021

There are now only around 27,000 rhinos left in the wild outside parks and sanctuaries, making rhinos one of the most critically endangered species on earth. Since the start of the 20th century, rhino numbers, which were at a healthy level of around 500,000, began to drop as human activity such as hunting and poaching impacted on their population.

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Exciting Northern White Rhino News

Tue, 20 April 2021

BioRescue creates four new embryos and braces itself for next steps of the northern white rhino rescue mission The international consortium of scientists and conservationists working towards preventing the extinction of the northern white rhino through advanced assisted reproduction technologies is happy to announce that in March and April 2021, four additional northern white rhino embryos were produced.

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Emergency Rhino Orphan Appeal

Fri, 16 April 2021

THIS LITTLE GUY URGENTLY NEEDS OUR HELP He’s just a few days old and he’s fighting for his life. Helping Rhinos received an urgent call for help from the Zululand Rhino Orphanage and we are committed to providing all we can to ensure he survives. The first few weeks of this little guy’s life are critical, he needs veterinary support, milk and round-the-clock care and protection to pull through.

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New Northern White Rhino Embryos Created

Thu, 14 January 2021

The international consortium of scientists and conservationists that works towards preventing the extinction of the northern white rhino through advanced assisted reproduction technologies is happy to announce that in December 2020, two new northern white rhino embryos were produced.

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Introducing Thandi's Latest Miracle Calf - SIYA

Fri, 08 January 2021

We are thrilled to announce the latest chapter of inspiration from Thandi – news of her fourth calf. This miracle bundle of joy, a little boy, is happy news at just the time when the whole world is in need of something to smile about.

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Season's Greetings and Thank you

Thu, 24 December 2020

As we come to the end of a very difficult year, I would like to say a big THANK YOU to all of our supporters from around the world. I can’t tell you how proud I am that, in this most difficult of years, we have actually achieved our best ever results in terms of funds we have raised to support our work on the ground, protecting rhino in their natural habitat.

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Protecting the Black Rhino of Ol Pejeta

Fri, 13 November 2020

No poaching for 3 years - the remarkable success of Ol Pejeta conservancy in protecting the largest population of black rhino in East and Central Africa. Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy is famous for housing the last two northern white rhinos on the planet. However, it is also home to one of the largest populations of black rhino in the world, and has not lost a single rhino to poaching in three years.

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