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#Rhino

# rhino - Friday 22 May, 2020

Limerick man accused of trafficking rhino horns is extradited to US
# Endangered
# Endangered

Limerick man accused of trafficking rhino horns is extradited to US

May 22nd 2020, 3:24 PM 22,292 Views 0 Comments

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
# High Court
# High Court

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

Apr 1st 2020, 4:41 PM 23,545 Views 0 Comments

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
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns

Oct 2nd 2019, 10:44 AM 18,906 Views 28 Comments

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
# Extinction
# Extinction

Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Mar 20th 2018, 9:04 AM 18,582 Views 34 Comments

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

# rhino - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Gattuso still looking for his first win as Milan surprisingly go down to Croatian outfit
# Rhino
From The42
# Rhino

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

Dec 7th 2017, 9:14 PM 5,531 Views 6 Comments

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
# International Crime
# International Crime

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

Nov 15th 2017, 8:59 AM 22,690 Views 24 Comments

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
# Karma Police
# Karma Police

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

Oct 22nd 2017, 1:07 PM 17,704 Views 30 Comments

The incident happened in Etosha National Park in Namibia.

# rhino - Friday 9 June, 2017

Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda
# National Park
# National Park

Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda

Jun 9th 2017, 1:54 PM 13,583 Views 12 Comments

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
# Poaching
# Poaching

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

Mar 25th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,166 Views 9 Comments

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
# Rhino Horn
# Rhino Horn

European zoos the latest target for poachers seeking rhino horn

Mar 11th 2017, 12:00 PM 10,970 Views 29 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

Oct 19th 2016, 12:08 PM 10,194 Views 33 Comments

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
# Dublin Rhino
# Dublin Rhino

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

Aug 29th 2016, 3:48 PM 13,612 Views 16 Comments

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
# Internal Review
# Internal Review

Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure

Aug 1st 2016, 6:14 PM 51,120 Views 59 Comments

Photographs of the incident were shared on Twitter.

# rhino - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Watch: A wildcat was caught riding a rhino at an African nature reserve
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: A wildcat was caught riding a rhino at an African nature reserve

Jul 28th 2015, 11:00 AM 21,663 Views 19 Comments

Like a boss.

# rhino - Sunday 21 June, 2015

An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching
# You Don't Get The Horn
# You Don't Get The Horn

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

Jun 21st 2015, 3:01 PM 17,504 Views 24 Comments

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
# Whipsnade
# Whipsnade

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

Nov 19th 2014, 3:24 PM 11,452 Views 40 Comments

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

# rhino - Thursday 12 June, 2014

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

Orphaned baby rhino refuses to sleep alone and will break your heart

Jun 12th 2014, 8:32 PM 3,864 Views 3 Comments

Prepare your tear-ducts.

# rhino - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Dublin's youngest rhino will meet his dad for the first time on 'The Zoo' tonight
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Dublin's youngest rhino will meet his dad for the first time on 'The Zoo' tonight

Apr 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 14,467 Views 15 Comments

All together now: “Awwww”.

# rhino - Friday 31 January, 2014

Environmental groups want to know if Flatley has a licence for that horn of his
# Horn Of The Dance
# Horn Of The Dance

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

Jan 31st 2014, 5:24 PM 13,132 Views 70 Comments

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
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Over one million people visited Dublin Zoo in 2013

Jan 8th 2014, 1:50 PM 6,439 Views 37 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Apr 18th 2013, 4:52 PM 6,563 Views 7 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive
# Rhino Robbery
# Rhino Robbery

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive

Apr 18th 2013, 10:55 AM 12,093 Views 47 Comments

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

# rhino - Monday 13 August, 2012

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

Baffled Baby Rhino of the Day

Aug 13th 2012, 3:50 PM 6,462 Views 12 Comments

No comment.

# rhino - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Lemon in the armpit? Pickled sheep eye? 7 strange hangover cures
# Hair Of The Dog
From The Daily Edge
# Hair Of The Dog

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

May 12th 2012, 9:15 AM 6,046 Views 23 Comments

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

# rhino - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Western black rhino declared extinct
# Extinct
# Extinct

Western black rhino declared extinct

Nov 10th 2011, 11:08 AM 1,230 Views 22 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 24th 2011, 9:04 AM 1,499 Views 15 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# rhino - Thursday 20 January, 2011

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo named
# Dublin Zoo
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Zoo

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo named

Jan 20th 2011, 12:22 PM 1,150 Views 0 Comments

The results of the public competition are in…

# rhino - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

Slideshow: Dublin Zoo unveils new baby rhino
# Zoo Babies
From The Daily Edge
# Zoo Babies

Slideshow: Dublin Zoo unveils new baby rhino

Dec 15th 2010, 2:11 PM 1,700 Views 1 Comment

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

# rhino - Thursday 19 August, 2010

$10bn plan to make cities in shape of fruits and animals
# City Shape
# City Shape

$10bn plan to make cities in shape of fruits and animals

Aug 19th 2010, 4:50 PM 400 Views 0 Comments

Sudan reveals its ambition to reshape its cities.