Rhino http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21736/all en On Location Video: South Africa battles rhino poaching epidemic http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5692327 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Poachers killed a record number of rhinos last year.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vanessa Lucas and Nick Ball </div> </div> </div> <p> South Africa has more than 80 percent of Africa&#39;s rhinos. Can it save them?</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="668" height="375" alt="Rhino poaching South Africa" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/rhinos.jpg?1330515973" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:02:29 06:15</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("0f244ed79aae7", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", 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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120307/rhino-poaching-kruger-park-suspected-poacher-killed CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Rangers at Kruger National Park killed a suspected rhino poacher and injured two others in a gun battle at the park, according to police.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120307/rhino-poaching-kruger-park-suspected-poacher-killed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rhino Travel/Tourism Wildlife News South Africa Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:31:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5694935 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa: 'poacher' steals fiberglass rhino horn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/south-africa-thief-steals-fiberglass-rhino-horn A thief, possibly drunk, has dehorned a rhino at a game reserve in South Africa's Eastern Cape.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/south-africa-thief-steals-fiberglass-rhino-horn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rhino Wildlife News Offbeat South Africa Weird Wide Web Tue, 03 Apr 2012 17:20:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5699013 at http://www.globalpost.com Rhino horn 'more expensive than cocaine,' due to Vietnam demand http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120404/rhino-horn-more-expensive-cocaine-vietnam JOHANNESBURG — Rhino horn is so sought after in Vietnam that it is now more expensive than cocaine, according to a report.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120404/rhino-horn-more-expensive-cocaine-vietnam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rhino Wildlife News South Africa Vietnam Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:21:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5699150 at http://www.globalpost.com South African police seize $7 million in assets from suspected rhino poachers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120509/dawie-groenewald-rhino-poaching-assets-seized South Africa, which is home to most of the world's 21,000 rhinos, or 80 percent of the world's rhino population, is facing a massive poaching crisis.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120509/dawie-groenewald-rhino-poaching-assets-seized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International Crime Rhino Wildlife News South Africa Wed, 09 May 2012 18:10:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5703640 at http://www.globalpost.com Prince William helps save the rhinos (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120619/prince-william-rhino-poaching-africa The brutal killing of rhinos is fueled by the soaring demand for their horns in Vietnam.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120619/prince-william-rhino-poaching-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Prince William Rhino Wildlife News South Africa United Kingdom Tue, 19 Jun 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5708414 at http://www.globalpost.com Prince William helps fight rhino poaching http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5708473 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-label">Subhead:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Duke of Cambridge, better known as Prince William, speaks out about the illegal trade in rhino horns, warning that with poaching rates soaring, rhinos could soon be extinct. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Conway-Smith </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-slideshow-slides"> <div class="field-label">Photo Slides:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5708454/prince-william-rhino-poaching-20120619">Prince william rhino poaching 20120619</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a 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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/wildlife-news/120623/sumatran-rhino-born-indonesia Conservationists hope the latest birth will help their research into how to keep the species from going extinct.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/wildlife-news/120623/sumatran-rhino-born-indonesia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> animals Rhino Asia-Pacific Wildlife News Indonesia Science Sat, 23 Jun 2012 11:08:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5709141 at http://www.globalpost.com