- Conservationists rally in South Africa, other countries Updated: Oct-03-15 9:24 am
JOHANNESBURG - A vehicle carrying a rhino sculpture led anti-poaching marchers in Johannesburg on Saturday. Kenya's environment minister joined conservationists at a similar rally in Nairobi, the capital. In London, activists in elephant costumes demanded an end to the ivory trade.
- Female anti-poaching unit in South Africa gets UN award Updated: Sep-28-15 10:07 am
JOHANNESBURG - A mostly female anti-poaching unit from South Africa has won a top environmental award at the United Nations.
- South Africa disputes number of poacher deaths in park Updated: Sep-25-15 10:22 am
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa on Friday disputed a reported assertion that rangers in Kruger National Park have killed nearly 500 suspected poachers from Mozambique, which borders the park, since 2010.
- Highly endangered Sumatran rhino pregnant with 2nd calf Updated: Sep-23-15 7:05 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A Sumatran rhinoceros is pregnant with her second calf at an Indonesian sanctuary in the original habitat of the highly endangered species, a government conservation official said Wednesday.
- Endangered white rhino treated for abscess in San Diego Updated: Sep-20-15 11:48 am
SAN DIEGO - Veterinarians at San Diego Zoo Safari Park are trying to figure out why Nola the rhinoceros has a recurring abscess on her hip.
- 21-year-old black rhinoceros dies at Denver Zoo Updated: Sep-18-15 5:58 am
DENVER - Denver Zoo officials are mourning the loss of a 21-year-old black rhinoceros after the animal's health caused the zoo to euthanize him.
- Kenyan capital's park is under pressure as a nation expands Updated: Sep-12-15 12:30 pm
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK, Kenya - In Nairobi National Park, lions, rhinos and other animals roam just six miles (10 kilometers) from downtown Nairobi, but the carefully managed co-existence of wildlife and city life is constantly vulnerable to the pressures of urban expansion.