A white rhino was shot dead in a French zoo for its horn. This is the first incident of this nature in Europe.
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.
What does "wilderness" mean? Is there a reason, in all cases, to try to bring back or shore up threatened species? To what are we bringing them back? Author M.R. O'Connor asked these and other questions while looking at the humans and animals involved in pretty significant conservation stories, including that of the Northern Right Whale, a yellow toad whose habitat is under a Tanzanian waterfall, and the White Rhino.
Scientists at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are hoping that their "frozen zoo" can save the world's endangered species.
One of the last northern white rhinos in the world has died, leaving only five remaining. Thankfully, it was a natural death, with the reportedly comfortable San Diego Zoo resident passing on at the ripe age of 44 years old.