In 2015, SAFE is focused on saving 10 species from extinction, including the African penguin, Asian elephant, black rhinoceros
, cheetah, gorilla, sea turtle, sharks, vaquita, western pond turtle and whooping crane.
He admitted he tried to bring two black rhinoceros
horns from New York to British Columbia, where he owns an antiques business in Richmond.
When, in January, a Dallas-based hunting organization auctioned off the right to hunt an endangered black rhinoceros
in Namibia, animal welfare groups and some conservation organizations blasted the scheme.
This is not to mention Africa's famous Big Five - lion, leopard, African elephant, African buffalo and Black rhinoceros
- which often persuade people to travel to the Mara for in their own right.
Washington: A Texas hunting club Saturday auctioned off a permit to kill a black rhinoceros
in Namibia, raising $350,000 towards conservation efforts for the animal, but not without controversy.
An individual applying for the registration as a professional hunter to accompany a hunting client on the hunt of dangerous game such as white and black rhinoceros
and lion, must also submit to the provincial conservation authority a summary containing information on dangerous game hunted on extensive wildlife systems and written evidence indicating that the applicant has either personally hunted or hunted as a back-up professional hunter under the supervision of a registered dangerous game professional hunter, or proof of having attended a course on the hunting of dangerous game.
But the clock is ticking 6 in 2011, the western black rhinoceros
, which once lived in Cameroon, Chad and South Sudan, was declared extinct by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
The team, assembled by the Gazi University's faculty of arts and sciences and the NevE-ehir Cultural and Natural Heritage Preservation General Directorate, found the rare fossil ceratotherium neumayri, a type of rhino that lived in the Anatolian region of modern-day Turkey during the late Miocene and thought by scientists to be an ancestor of both the white rhinoceros and black rhinoceros
without our numbers others might have thrived: the black rhinoceros
Right, Andy's stunning picture of a colourful kingfisher ON A GRAND SCALY J A cute land iguana, above, and, right, a black rhinoceros
POLE STAR J Polar bear goes on the prowl es HOLY GRAIL J Andy gets prize from Python Palin EYES ON J PRIZE Andy's pic of gorilla
The black rhinoceros
nearly went extinct in the 1980s, was rescued and put into reserves and protected.
Upside down and blindfolded is no way to travel, but this tranquilized black rhinoceros
and 18 others are now a lot better off.