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# rhino - Friday 22 May, 2020

Limerick man accused of trafficking rhino horns is extradited to US

A barrister for John Slattery expressed concern about his client’s transfer to a Texas prison because he is in a high-risk category in respect of Covid-19.

# rhino - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Limerick man wanted for alleged rhino horn trafficking willing to surrender himself to US authorities, court told

The man is in custody awaiting his surrender to US officials but the handover cannot occur due to the Covid-19 crisis.

# rhino - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns

Richard Sheridan, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 14 months in prison.

# rhino - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Scientists have gathered his genetic material and are working on techniques to preserve the subspecies.

# rhino - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From The42 Gattuso still looking for his first win as Milan surprisingly go down to Croatian outfit Rhino This post contains videos

Gattuso still looking for his first win as Milan surprisingly go down to Croatian outfit

Rijecka handed the Rossoneri defeat but the Italians still go through as group leaders.

# rhino - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Irish man from 'Rathkeale Rovers' smuggling gang jailed in Miami for trafficking a rhino horn

Michael Hegarty was arrested in Belgium following an international arrest warrant.

# rhino - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Alleged poacher arrested after rhino he was targeting attacks and injures him

The incident happened in Etosha National Park in Namibia.

# rhino - Friday 9 June, 2017

Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda

Hungarian Krisztian Gyongyi had been helping reintroduce the black rhino to Akagera National Park.

# rhino - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos

A rhino was shot dead and had its horns hacked off in a grisly poacher attack earlier this month.

# rhino - Saturday 11 March, 2017

European zoos the latest target for poachers seeking rhino horn

Vince the rhino was brutally killed by poachers earlier this week.

# rhino - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Humans are hunting 300 mammal species to the brink of extinction for meat, says new global report

The Earth’s species are dying out at more than 1,000 times the usual rate.

# rhino - Monday 29 August, 2016

Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo

There were as little as 50 southern white rhinoceroses left in the wild in the early 1900s – now there are as many as 20,000.

# rhino - Monday 1 August, 2016

Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure

Photographs of the incident were shared on Twitter.

# rhino - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

# rhino - Sunday 21 June, 2015

An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching

They plan to use them to destroy the demand for poaching.

# rhino - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

# rhino - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Orphaned baby rhino refuses to sleep alone and will break your heart Sob

# rhino - Thursday 24 April, 2014

# rhino - Friday 31 January, 2014

Environmental groups want to know if Flatley has a licence for that horn of his

The rhino horn was stolen from the dancer’s house in Cork last week.

# rhino - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Over one million people visited Dublin Zoo in 2013

A number of high profile additions helped the numbers including an Asian lion and two snow leopards.

# rhino - Thursday 18 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive

National Museum Archives were raided after midnight by masked men who tied up security man.

# rhino - Monday 13 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Baffled Baby Rhino of the Day Pic Of The Day

Baffled Baby Rhino of the Day

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# rhino - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Lemon in the armpit? Pickled sheep eye? 7 strange hangover cures Hair Of The Dog This post contains images

Lemon in the armpit? Pickled sheep eye? 7 strange hangover cures

Fancy some rabbit dropping tea after a night out? Some fried canary? Thought not…

# rhino - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Western black rhino declared extinct

Other subspecies of rhino also face extinction due to commercial poaching and threats from international crime groups targeting rhinos for their horns.

# rhino - Sunday 24 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# rhino - Thursday 20 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge New arrivals at Dublin Zoo named Dublin Zoo This post contains images

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo named

The results of the public competition are in…

# rhino - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Slideshow: Dublin Zoo unveils new baby rhino Zoo Babies This post contains images

Slideshow: Dublin Zoo unveils new baby rhino

Zoo is looking for the public’s help in naming the new arrival.

# rhino - Thursday 19 August, 2010

FANCY LIVING in a town shaped like a giant pineapple? What about a giraffe – or a rhino?

Well then book a ticket to Sudan because you’re in luck.

The Sundanese government has admitted to being in talks with investors about reconstructing towns to resemble shapes found on their state flags – toying with the idea of reconstructing its cities look like animals and fruit.

Sudan has been ravaged by over two decades of civil war and, although the country has sizable oil deposits, the Sudanese people suffer from hunger and poverty.

The price placed on the project is an estimated $10bn.

It has been proposed that the capital of Southern Sudan, Juba, be reshaped to resemble a rhino. It would be renamed “Rhino City”.

However, unlike some countries that have taken on ambitious construction projects – for example Dubai’s coastal palm-shaped islands – Southern Sudan still lacks basic infrastructure. Outside of Juba buildings, apart from mud huts, are rare.

According to the UN, more than 90% of Southern Sudan lives on less than $1 (0.77c) a day.