The male rhino was shot in the head and left to die after poachers gouged its horn.
Government officials and nature conservationists have expressed their concern over the rampant poaching and trafficking of the state’s “most famous natural legacy,” the Venus flytrap.
Strange as it my sound, a new report from University of Kent reveals that trophy hunting of lions could have a big role in conserving the species.
To rescue, rehabilitate and reintegrate orphaned elephants that lost their mothers to ivory poachers, Silent Heroes and the African Wildlife Trust has partnered to build the first elephant orphanage in Tanzania and is expected to open in March.
Researchers suggest that the few scattered populations of wild rhinoceros should be consolidated and better managed. In their study, they also identified forest protection zones that could benefit the animals and they recommend breeding to create viable populations.