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Scientists are trying to save northern white rhinos from extinction via surrogacy
science

Scientists are trying to save northern white rhinos from extinction via surrogacy

The process of implantation is what the scientists are now trying to perfect.

Dynamic tiny tracker helps conservation authorities, rangers fight rhino poaching
science

Dynamic tiny tracker helps conservation authorities, rangers fight rhino poaching

The tracker wakes up only when it needs to transmit, making it immune to interception by poachers.

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.

Assam floods: Over 200 animals died in Kaziranga National Park since 10 August, reveals govt report
India

Assam floods: Over 200 animals died in Kaziranga National Park since 10 August, reveals govt report

Over 200 animals, including 12 one-horned rhinos, have drowned in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in the last two weeks

Assam floods: Over 140 animal carcasses found at Kaziranga National Park
India

Assam floods: Over 140 animal carcasses found at Kaziranga National Park

area of the famed Kaziranga National Park and claimed the lives of over 140 animals, including seven rhinos.

Assam floods: 92 animals, including 7 rhinos, drown in deluge in Kaziranga National Park
India

Assam floods: 92 animals, including 7 rhinos, drown in deluge in Kaziranga National Park

Over 90 animals, including seven rhinoceros, have died due to the flooding in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, the government told Parliament.

Kaziranga loses 17 adult rhinos to floods, asks public to help care for orphaned baby rhinos
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Kaziranga loses 17 adult rhinos to floods, asks public to help care for orphaned baby rhinos

Seventeen adult rhinos along with deer and other animals have been found drowned in Kaziranga, a 430-square-kilometre protected area of forest in Assam.

Assam floods: 250 animals including 20 rhinos dead in Kaziranga National Park
India

Assam floods: 250 animals including 20 rhinos dead in Kaziranga National Park

Nearly 250 animals, including at least 20 one-horned rhinos, have died in the heavy floods in Assam's Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga in a crisis: Wildlife officials rescue baby rhinos trying to escape floods
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Kaziranga in a crisis: Wildlife officials rescue baby rhinos trying to escape floods

Kaziranga is facing a wildlife crisis as hog deer and rhinos escape the flooded national park and almost die.

Rare Indian rhinos face growing threat from poachers
India

Rare Indian rhinos face growing threat from poachers

A decade ago, India had all but declared victory over poaching in Kaziranga, in Assam. But recent years have seen an alarming upsurge in their slaughter

Assam makes new plans to halt poaching of rhinos: Cops to join rangers in fight
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Assam makes new plans to halt poaching of rhinos: Cops to join rangers in fight

Kaziranga National Park in Assam is home to the world's largest population of the rare rhinos, with more than 2,000 of the species.

Assam govt plotting to kill rhinos to make way for Bangladeshi's: Modi
Politics

Assam govt plotting to kill rhinos to make way for Bangladeshi's: Modi

"Aren't Rhinos the pride of Assam? These days there is a conspiracy to kill it. I am making the allegation very seriously. People sitting in the government...to save Bangladeshis... they are doing this conspiracy to kill rhinos so that the area becomes empty and Bangladeshis can be settled there," Modi said.

Rhino killed in Assam, two poachers gunned down
India

Rhino killed in Assam, two poachers gunned down

Poachers killed yet another rhino in Assam's Pabitora wildlife sanctuary Wednesday, even as two poachers were shot dead by forest guards in an operation launched after hearing gunshots inside the sanctuary, officials said.

12 rhino poachers jailed in Nepal
World

12 rhino poachers jailed in Nepal

Twelve poachers of the one-horned rhinos have been sentenced to a jail term, ranging between 10 -15 years, and fined in Nepal