Tue, 01 March 2022

Every rhino counts. Never before has this phrase been more relevant than to that of the story of thandi, the first ever rhino to survive a poaching incident.

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South Africa Rhino Poaching Statistics 2021, No Cause for Celebration or Respite

Tue, 15 February 2022

South Africa announce their official poaching statistics for 2021 which show a decrease in the number of rhino killed by poachers compared to the pre-Covid period in 2019, but an increase of 13% from 2020. Whilst most rhinos poached were on government owned land, there appears to be an increase in poaching on Private Reserves . These figures highlight the ongoing threat of poaching to rhino despite the brief respite in poaching pressure during the lockdown restrictions of 2020.

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Rhino Orphan Trio Khula, Bhanoyi and Zimisele Return to the Wild

Fri, 11 February 2022

Helping Rhinos, in partnership with our project Zululand Rhino Orphanage (ZRO), recently released three rhino orphans back into the wild. Southern white rhinos, Khula, Bhanoyi and Zimisele (Zimi) had formed a close bond during their time at the orphanage and their release was one of both celebration and trepidation for everyone involved.

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Megan McCubbin Announced as Helping Rhinos Patron

Tue, 08 February 2022

Megan McCubbin, conservationist and wildlife presenter, has become a new Patron of Helping Rhinos.

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Rhinos Under Attack in Southern Africa

Mon, 13 December 2021

In the last week devastating news has emerged from South Africa as at least 23 rhino have been found poached in just 36 hours. Helping Rhinos CEO, Simon Jones, shares his thoughts on the horrific events.

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12 Gifts of Christmas from Helping Rhinos

Wed, 03 November 2021

Whether you’re shopping for a rhino warrior, wildlife lover or eco-friendly buddy, it’s holiday gifting season. We know how difficult it can be at this time of the year to find those meaningful presents but don’t worry, we have some great choices for you in our online shop that also benefit rhino conservation projects. Why not treat yourself at the same time?

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Global Gala for Rhinos

Sat, 23 October 2021

Once again, Helping Rhinos and Ol Pejeta Conservancy are teaming up to bring you an awe-inspiring evening of entertainment and enlightenment. Rhino focussed of course, we look forward to bringing you up to date with the latest news of this iconic species and sharing the stunning scenery and wild landscapes we have missed so much these past interminable months, as a result of the COVID pandemic. Essential for the long-term survival of both black and white rhino are the 'Rhino Strongholds' we must secure in perpetuity if the rhino is to survive.This is our focus of our event and we do hope you can support us. A select number of items will be auctioned LIVE at the event. Our silent auction will close at 19:00 BST on Sunday 24th October.

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Rhino Strongholds and The Black Rhino Populations of East Africa

Wed, 22 September 2021

Like its cousin the white rhino, the black rhino once roamed most of sub-Saharan Africa, but today they are critically endangered with 95% of the population lost in the last 70 years.

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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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