The male rhino was shot in the head and left to die after poachers gouged its horn.
The court's recent decision to overturn the moratorium will let the trade commence as soon as the legislation is final.
Over exploitation, according to researchers, is the culprit in the decline of most species.
An exciting discovery made by paleoanthropologists prove that humans’ ancient relatives were quite sophisticated when it came to hunting. Caveman tools unearthed in the Jordan oasis finally solves the Stone Age mystery. What exactly did they find out about the tools?
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.
With only three northern white rhinoceroses left on Earth, experts plan to use stem cells to revive the species before they go extinct.
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.
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.