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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Rhino

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# Endangered
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.
# High Court
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.
# Endangered Species
Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns
Richard Sheridan, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 14 months in prison.
# extinction
Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya
Scientists have gathered his genetic material and are working on techniques to preserve the subspecies.
# Rhino
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.
# international crime
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.
# karma police
Alleged poacher arrested after rhino he was targeting attacks and injures him
The incident happened in Etosha National Park in Namibia.
# National Park
Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda
Hungarian Krisztian Gyongyi had been helping reintroduce the black rhino to Akagera National Park.
# poaching
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 horn
European zoos the latest target for poachers seeking rhino horn
Vince the rhino was brutally killed by poachers earlier this week.
# going going gone
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.
# Dublin rhino
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.
# Internal Review
Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure
Photographs of the incident were shared on Twitter.
# Take a Break
Watch: A wildcat was caught riding a rhino at an African nature reserve
Like a boss.
# You Don't Get The Horn
An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching
They plan to use them to destroy the demand for poaching.
# whipsnade
Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo
He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.
# sob
Orphaned baby rhino refuses to sleep alone and will break your heart
Prepare your tear-ducts.
# Dublin Zoo
Dublin's youngest rhino will meet his dad for the first time on 'The Zoo' tonight
All together now: “Awwww”.
# horn of the dance
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.
# Dublin Zoo
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 robbery
Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive
National Museum Archives were raided after midnight by masked men who tied up security man.
# pic of the day
Baffled Baby Rhino of the Day
No comment.
# hair of the dog
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…
# Extinct
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.
# Dublin Zoo
New arrivals at Dublin Zoo named
The results of the public competition are in…
# Zoo Babies
Slideshow: Dublin Zoo unveils new baby rhino
Zoo is looking for the public’s help in naming the new arrival.
# City Shape
$10bn plan to make cities in shape of fruits and animals
Sudan reveals its ambition to reshape its cities.