New Orphan Arrival

Sun, 02 April 2023

In April 2023 Helping Rhinos Founder and CEO was joined by renowned actor and animal activist Peter Egan to visit some of our projects in the field. This visit included the Zululand Rhino Orphanage. Tragically, within hours of Simon and Peter's arrival we received a phone call to say that a newly orphaned rhino calf had been rescued and was on his way to the orphanage.

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Hippo Orphans Charlie and Moomin Return to the Wild

Mon, 13 February 2023

Helping Rhinos in partnership with the Zululand Rhino Orphanage (ZRO) recently released hippo orphans Charlie and Moomin back into the wild. The two hippos’ journey from being orphaned to forming a little hippo pod in a rhino orphanage to their subsequent release is one of courage and unlikely friendships.

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Rhino Poaching in 2022

Tue, 07 February 2023

South Africa's Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) have released the official poaching statistics for the full year 2022. We take a look behind the headlines to analyse the true impact of rhino poaching in 2022.

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New Year - New Orphan

Fri, 06 January 2023

We’re not even one week into the New Year and we’re sad to announce that tragically a newly orphaned rhino has been rescued and taken to Zululand Rhino Orphanage. Rhino poaching in the area has become relentless and with more rhino mothers being killed, more rhino calves are being orphaned.

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12 Ways to Support Rhinos This Festive Season

Wed, 02 November 2022

The perfect presents for the wildlife-loving family or friends in your life are right here! At the Helping Rhinos online Christmas Shop, we have a great selection of unique and meaningful gifts that benefit rhino conservation projects

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Creating Room to Roam

Tue, 11 October 2022

Helping Rhinos is thrilled to announce that in partnership with the Kariega Foundation and Freedom to Roam Adventures, Kariega Game Reserve has recently completed the first phase of an ambitious and important habitat expansion project in the beautiful Bushmans River Valley, growing the footprint of our protected area to 11,500 hectares. This new land forms part of our vision to create Rhino Strongholds in key locations, including South Africa's Eastern Cape.

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Black Mambas Crime Prevention Unit

Wed, 05 October 2022

A new specialist Black Mamba team, who will focus on pro-active crime-prevention on the landscapes of Greater Kruger National Park will soon be fully operational following an intensive period of training.

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Global Rhino Population in DECLINE

Tue, 30 August 2022

A recent report by the IUCN SSC African and Asian Rhino Specialist Groups and TRAFFIC, released on the 22nd of August 2022 gives encouraging news for some rhino species but shows there is still a year-on-year decrease in the combined global populations of all five species of rhino.

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Rhino Poaching Increases in South Africa

Wed, 10 August 2022

South Africa's Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) have just released the latest statistics on rhino poaching in the country for the first six months of 2022, and the figures continue to give cause for concern.

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Call to end Trophy Hunting Imports

Fri, 08 July 2022

Helping Rhinos has joined 137 conservation and animal protection organisations from all around the world, including 45 NGOs from African countries, in a joint position paper to speak out against trophy hunting and urge policy-makers to ban imports.

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