As if we need more reason to love dogs, they've taken to helping fellow animals evade poachers worldwide.
Illegal wildlife trade itself is a troublesome company with climate change, as it is a $19-billion business worldwide. One of the most endangered animals of all from this conflict is the rhino, but we can't protect them 24/7.
A newly discovered fossilized skull of a so-called "Siberian unicorn" has revealed that it has survived over 300,000 more years than what the scientists originally thought.
For the first time in four decades, a Sumatran rhino was spotted in Kalimantan, in Indonesian Borneo, sparking hope for rhino conservation efforts in Indonesia and in the world.
Terrifying video footage shows the moment an angry rhino suffered a serious bout of road rage and charged straight at tourists trapped in a car at Etosha National Park in Namibia.
The Toronto Zoo's newest addition is a baby Indian rhino, a species currently listed as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.
As rhinos evolved and grew bigger they became more susceptible to bone diseases, including degradation, inflammation and infection.
Illegal trafficking and poaching of rhinos, elephants and pangolins, and others in South Africa were the topics in a recent talk by a Wild Tomorrow Fund ecologist, at Audubon Greenwich, in Connecticut. Researchers say there is hope despite a seemingly grim future for the animals.
Although rhino poaching decreased slightly in South Africa, experts say 2015 was a record breaker for illegal rhino kills across the entire continent.
With only three northern white rhinoceroses left on Earth, experts plan to use stem cells to revive the species before they go extinct.
A seal riding atop a humpback whale – like this photo from Eden, New South Wales, shows illustrates an extremely rare occurence but other animals routinely help each other out.
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.
The United Nations Environment Program recently recognized the significant impact that the anti-poaching group known as the Black Mambas has had in combating hunting in South Africa's Balule Private Game Reserve.
There have been no signs of wild Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia since 2007. Since fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinoceros remain in Indonesia, conservation and breeding efforts are encouraged. The tiger was saved in India by similar strong conservation efforts by government.