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Good news: Greater one-horned rhino population is on the way up

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Things are looking up for the greater one-horned rhino. The massive mammal, also called the Indian rhinoceros, saw its global population reach its highest level since the 1980s, according to the International Rhino ...

Rare Sumatran rhino born in Indonesia a ‘momentous occasion’ for survival of species

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An extremely rare Sumatran rhino has been born in captivity at a sanctuary in Indonesia, according to the government, a triumph for conservation efforts to save the critically endangered animal from extinction. The...

See it: Rhino wrecks car at safari park

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That's apparently what happened to a father and son whose car was rammed and damaged by an adult rhino at a drive-through safari park in the U.K. Jamie Wood told SWNS that he and his five-year-old son, Jackson, were ...

Upside-down rhino experiment wins Ig Nobel Prize

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A team of researchers behind an experiment that involved hanging rhinoceroses upside down, suspended in the air by their feet, has been awarded an Ig Nobel Prize. The spoof accolade borrows its name from, but is not...

Jason Aldean mourns loss of ‘Rhino,’ guard who saved him from Las Vegas massacre: ‘RIP’

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On Wednesday, the 44-year-old country singer took to Instagram to announce that his security guard – and longtime friend – Ryan "Rhino" Fleming had died. The star shared several images of himself with his late pal, i...

Nepal’s rhino population grows to highest in decades as pandemic pauses tourism

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Nepal's population of one-horned rhinos has increased to its highest number in more than 20 years, partly owing to a pause in tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic that allowed the animals' habitats to regenerate, co...

Preserved woolly rhino unearthed in Russian Arctic

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Russian scientists are poring over the well-preserved remains of a woolly rhinoceros that likely roamed the Siberian hinterland more than 12,000 years ago after it was found in the diamond-producing region of Yakuti...

Google Doodle pays tribute to the last male northern white rhino

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Sunday's Google Doodle is paying tribute to Sudan, believed to be the last northern white rhino born in the wild. The illustration looks back on this day in 2009 -- when Sudan and three other white rhinos arrived a...