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Kevin Pietersen's second innings: Former England player is now committed to saving rhinos from extinction
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Kevin Pietersen's second innings: Former England player is now committed to saving rhinos from extinction

As a cricketer, Kevin Pietersen made a name for himself by never backing down from a fight. After his England career ended, he discovered a new calling and now finds himself in the middle of a bigger fight ― saving rhinos from extinction.

The Sumatran rhinos have gone extinct in Malaysia after the last rhino died from cancer
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The Sumatran rhinos have gone extinct in Malaysia after the last rhino died from cancer

The female rhino Iman had uterine tumours since her capture in March 2014 and died due to natural causes.

Assam’s rhino habitats are being overtaken by invasive plant species; will timely solutions be found?
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Assam’s rhino habitats are being overtaken by invasive plant species; will timely solutions be found?

Each of Assam state’s four rhino reserves currently faces threats from invasive plants including Parthenium, Mimosa, Mikania and water hyacinth

Threat to endangered Javan rhinos comes to light after deadly Indonesian tsunami
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Threat to endangered Javan rhinos comes to light after deadly Indonesian tsunami

The search for a second home for the species has been on for nearly 8 years with no results as yet.

Over 100 wildlife rangers have died in Asia and Central Africa in the past year
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Over 100 wildlife rangers have died in Asia and Central Africa in the past year

2018 saw the murder of Rachel Katumwa, the first female wildlife ranger to be killed while on duty.

Ninth rhino dies after failed attempt to move to a new reserve in Kenya
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Ninth rhino dies after failed attempt to move to a new reserve in Kenya

Between 2005 and 2017, 147 black rhinos were transferred to new habitats in Kenya, the government said.

Scientists grow embryos containing DNA of the near-extinct northern white rhino
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Scientists grow embryos containing DNA of the near-extinct northern white rhino

There are only two northern white rhino known to be alive today — both infertile females.

Pride of lions killing suspected rhino poachers has Twitter applauding the cats
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Pride of lions killing suspected rhino poachers has Twitter applauding the cats

The anti-poaching unit found a high-powered rifle, wire cutters and an ax along with the remains.

Hunters become the hunted: Riflemen out to poach rhinos in South Africa get mauled by lions
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Hunters become the hunted: Riflemen out to poach rhinos in South Africa get mauled by lions

At least three suspected poachers who were apparently hunting for rhinos have been mauled to death and eaten by lions on a game reserve in South Africa, the owner said on Thursday

World's last male northern white rhino dead; 45-year-old Sudan stole many hearts with his dignity and strength
World

World's last male northern white rhino dead; 45-year-old Sudan stole many hearts with his dignity and strength

The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced on Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."

Gogoi expresses concern over rhino killings at Kaziranga, orders probe
India

Gogoi expresses concern over rhino killings at Kaziranga, orders probe

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday ordered a probe into the rhino killing in Kaziranga National Park recently.

Hard-nosed security? SA businessman guards world's largest rhino farm with private army
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Hard-nosed security? SA businessman guards world's largest rhino farm with private army

Businessman John Hume is also fighting to legalise international trade in horns, which has been outlawed since 1977, for rhino welfare.

Poachers kill rhino at Kaziranga National Park, third such case in 40 days
India

Poachers kill rhino at Kaziranga National Park, third such case in 40 days

A rhino has been killed by poachers, the third such case in the last 40 days in Kaziranga National Park of Assam, a senior forest official said on Tuesday.

Ryan Harris is a top bloke
First Cricket News

Ryan Harris is a top bloke

English captain Alastair Cook dreams of Ryan Harris. They are not dreams of fluffy clouds and candy.

Rhino population up in Kaziranga despite poaching
India

Rhino population up in Kaziranga despite poaching

The 2015 census found 1,651 adults (663 male, 802 female, 186 unsexed), 294 sub-adults (90 male, 114 female, 90 unsexed), 251 juveniles and 205 cubs.

Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year
India

Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

A rhino and a poacher were killed in Kaziranga National Park in Assam today. Forest Department officials said, taking the toll of rhinos killed to 11 this year and three so far this month.

Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park
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Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park

The horn was sawn off and taken away by the poachers after gunning down the animal, the officials said.

Poachers kill rhino, calf in Assam taking toll to 41
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Poachers kill rhino, calf in Assam taking toll to 41

A massive combing operation has been launched in the park and its adjoining areas to nab the poachers.

Rhino carcass without horn recovered in Kaziranga, 3 held
India

Rhino carcass without horn recovered in Kaziranga, 3 held

The carcass was spotted during the routine patrolling by forest guards near Tohola camp in Agaratoli Range of the Park yesterday evening, they said, adding that the rhino was suspected to have been killed on Wednesday night.