Hong Kong Legislator Urges Tougher Measures to Investigate Wildlife Crime

HONG KONG (WildAid)-With an increasing trend of major wildlife smuggling passing through Hong Kong and last week’s record seizure of rhino horn en route from South Africa to Malaysia, Hong Kong ...

Rhino poaching suspect killed by elephant, eaten by lions

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police and park officials say a suspected rhinoceros poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and had his body eaten by lions. Kruger National P...

Some ideas for treating a favored newborn like royalty

NEW YORK (AP) — Your sister, best friend or beloved cousin just had her first baby and you'd like to treat your favored newborn to some luxury. But where to begin? Where you live and...

Too Early to Celebrate Decline in South Africa Rhino Poaching

(WILDAID) - Just as the South African government reported fewer rhinos poached in 2018, Hong Kong authorities yesterday announced a record-breaking seizure of rhino horn from two air passengers travel...

AP PHOTOS: Scientists fine-tune method to save rhinos

CHORZOW, Poland (AP) — Only two northern white rhinos exist in the world: both are female and neither can bear calves. But scientists have not given up hope of saving the species from extinction. ...

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African government is reporting progress in the fight against rhino poaching. The environmental affairs ministry said Wednesday that poachers killed 769...

Report: Toddler bruised after fall into rhino exhibit at zoo

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A toddler who fell into a rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo earlier this month suffered bruises to her chest, stomach, back and behind her right ear after being bumped by two ...

Yao Ming’s Dedication to Wildlife is a Slam Dunk

CHINA (WildAid) - He's the world's biggest star from the most populous country. And he's been fighting to end the illegal wildlife trade for more than 12 years. NBA all-star and Olympian Y...

Toddler hurt falling into rhino exhibit at Florida zoo

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 2-year-old girl has been injured after falling into the rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo. Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said the girl...

In Zimbabwe, Danai Gurira promotes anti-poaching campaign

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Black Panther" star Danai Gurira has traveled to Zimbabwe to join a campaign aimed at protecting rhinos from poachers. The WildAid conservation group says Gurira...

Bonhams Should Take Rhino Horn Off the Auction Block

WildAid and other international wildlife conservation organizations are calling on Bonhams to immediately withdraw all 21 pieces of rhino horn from its November auction in Hong Kong and to permanently...

European zoos to send critically endangered rhinos to Rwanda

DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) — Wildlife parks from three European countries are joining forces to send critically endangered eastern black rhinos back to their natural habitat in Rwanda, where th...

China suspends rules allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

BEIJING (AP) — China says it is suspending rule changes allowing trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, after the move to reverse a ban sparked an outcry from environmental groups. T...

China's medicinal tiger bones and rhino horns: tradition or travesty?

Last week China's State Council said the country would reverse a ban on the trade of products made from tigers and rhinos. Officials in Beijing said that trade volume would be "controlled&quo...

China reverses ban on trade in tiger, rhino products

BEIJING (AP) — China says it will allow trading in products made from endangered tigers and rhinos under "special circumstances," reversing a previous ban and bringing condemnation from conservation g...