Your donations to Helping Rhinos help us work with APUs to stop poaching and to provide care for the last three Northern White Rhinos and orphaned rhinos. Visit our website today to learn about your giving options! buff.ly/2HwL3Rd ⠀ ⠀ #rhino #rhinoceros #HelpingRhinos #SaveTheRhino #StopPoaching #Endangered #Africa #wildlife #orphanrhinos #NorthernWhiteRhinos #thelastthree
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#rhino Illustration. The only thing missing is the signature and maybe a background. I might come back to this drawing later. . . . . . #copicmarkers #rhinoceros #savetherhino #animalsfirst #drawforfun
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An incredible@Art installation of individual structures that create a wonderful illusion and demonstrate the impacts of rhino poaching #art#artpurpose #beach #art #installation #savetherhino #stoppoaching #blackrhino #whiterhino #capetown #southafrica
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#rhinofriday: Giving rhinos like little Esme a fighting chance : Rhino poaching is one of the most significant conservation issues currently facing South Africa and it is showing no signs of slowing. The number of rhino poaching victims that have arrived at HESC over the past few years is a clear indication of just how rife the vicious attacks on this species is. As a result of poaching and in an effort to save the rhino from extinction, we launched Rescued Rhinos @@ HESC. This programme aims to assist in the care, rehabilitation and reintroduction of orphaned and injured rhinos, affected directly by poaching, to the wild. Rescued Rhinos @ HESC also continues to raise awareness of the plight of the species among surrounding communities, the youth and the general public. It is hoped that with its experience, HESC can assist in
the development of standard protocols for the treatment, rehabilitation, reintroduction and protection of the species. We currently have eight young rhino orphans and four poaching survivors in our care. Consequently, it became necessary to develop anti-poaching initiatives to safeguard the rhinos at the centre and on the greater Kapama Game Reserve. At HESC, we also established our own Anti-Poaching Unit (APU) consisting of a team of highly trained individuals and canines. These dogs and their handlers form part of the crucial frontline defences again rhino poachers. Our dogs are trained for every situation – be it tracking or attacking suspects! Our APU members have gone through a gruelling Protrack Anti-Poaching Course, which is very similar to military training and prepares trainees for actual combat situations. For more information on the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, contact: info@worldwideexperience.com Reference and photo credit: HESC #realimpact #volunteer #volunteerabroad #volunteerinafrica #wildlife #conservation #adventure #gapyear #sabbatical #holiday #meaningfultravel #makeadifference #worldwideexperience #community #conservedevelopteach #savetherhino #helpingrhinos #foreverwild #wildernessfoundation #rhinohornisnotmedicine #weloverhino #plantingseedsofchange
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Thank-you to the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester UK for their support in raising funds for the rhino reintroduction programme in Gonarezhou National Park. Good luck with your fundraising today! . . . . #gonarezhounationalpark #gonarezhouconservationtrust #support #royalagriculturaluniversity #uk #savetherhino #endangeredspecies @rauacs
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Enjoy this clip of ‘hungry hungry’ elephant calves at the amazing @dswt - a video produced for @unitedforwildlife. If you are ever in Kenya - pay them a visit and get involved - an awesome organisation to support! @oli_caldow @jamessuter @sam_thegirl
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Feeling rather despondent today about the rhino poaching crisis. Hearing news that despite increased efforts we are still losing this war on rhino poaching. Cannot imagine Tom’s children or grandchildren not being able to sight these magnificent creatures in the wild. “In the first rhino war, between 1970 and 1994, Africa lost more than 50,000 rhinos. All range states except South Africa were severely impacted. Although the Apartheid government reportedly smuggled rhino horn and elephant ivory out of Angola and Mozambique, there was very little poaching within South Africa. Through the entire period, the South African rhino population grew unaffected by poaching. The country’s southern white rhino population recovered to some 20,000 individuals from a low of fewer than 100 individuals in the early part of the 20th century. Demand for rhino horn from Yemen for dagger handles was funded by the Saudi oil boom. In Taiwan, mainland China, Hong Kong and other Asian countries, demand was for the traditional medicine market. In 1994 this war ended, as Asian countries banned sales of rhino horn, enforced their bans, and carried out public education to reduce demand. For around 15 years rhinos across Africa and Asia were recovering, and very little poaching occurred. Everything changed in 2008, when South Africa began to experience a devastating assault on its rhino population. The second rhino war appears to have been stimulated by organized crime, the emergence of Vietnam as a new player in the rhino horn trade, and increasing affluence in China, which has reinvigorated a market that had been dormant for 15 years. In South Africa, the recent rhino crisis has been facilitated by corruption, procedural incompetence, and a failure to prosecute mid and higher level trade operators. South Africa’s response in fighting the second rhino war has been focused on paramilitary intervention in Kruger National Park. Although more than 300 poachers have been shot, few middlemen and even fewer kingpins have been brought to justice.” Great article written by Susie Watts, from @wildaid for more go to this URL - goo.gl/STm8et - or click on the link in my bio.
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Rhino Friday. Why would anyone want to take anything other than a photograph of such a beautiful creature? #rhino #rhinofriday #photography #whiterhino #endangeredspecies #protect #sav#savetherhino #wil#wildlifeography #rhinoafrica #savetherhino #rhinohorn #rhinos #big5 #wildlife #myphotos #whiterhinoceros #beautifulcreatures #stoppoaching #antipoaching
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Happy #Rhi#Rhinoay from #MWP ❤️🦏❤️ #Rhino in the wild, doing it’s thing. Let’s leave it alone and enjoy it’s majesty #savetherhino #stoppoaching #BIG5 #conservation #HRF #Safari #RhinoAfrica #natgeo #Africanamazing #capturethewild #wil#wildlifephotography #wildlife #Canon #EOS #mammal #animal #nature
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#savetherhino ❤️🦏 We spotted a White Rhino during our Game Drive with @wonderful_wild @safari.frank. This guy just quit a waterhole where he tried to cool down (+35C) 💦☀️✨ 📸 @domquichotte @suedafrika_erleben #deinsüdafrika #vielunterwegs #rhinolove #rhinoafrica
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GCF Instructors Marty, Krav Maga, and Chris, Advanced Combat Medical, are currently in Australia meeting the locals, presenting and pursuing corporate sponsorship of our upcoming deployments. Stay tuned for a couple busy months as we have 8 team member deployments to Asia and Africa in the next two months. #conservation #australia #wombat #kangaroo #africa #Antipoaching #rhino #giraffe #savetherhino #Elephantprotection
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Because every Friday is a rhino Friday! I’m incredibly blessed to be able to see these animals where they belong so often! - - - - - #Rhino #Rhinos #RhinoFriday #Big5 #Savetherhino #stopthepoaching #happy #KrugerNationalPark #dusk #krugerthroughmyeyes #wildlife #wildlifephotography #animal #animal_sultans #wu_africa #canon #capturethewild #myhappyplace #thebushveld
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The white rhinoceros had a population of over 2000. Now there are only 3 left in the entire world. #savetherhino
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Got a little something today :) #tat#tattoo> #tattoo #cobracustomtattoo thanks @matty_crocker @cobracustomtattoo #rhino #rhinoceros #savetherhino The best mammal on earth !!!!
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Driven by ever-increasing demand from growing Asian markets, poachers are killing three or more rhinos per day in southern Africa, causing an unprecedented poaching crisis. Vietnam has rapidly become the world’s largest consumer of rhino horn as the country has experienced rapid economic growth over the past decade, leading to increased demand for illegal wildlife products. As part of our Stop Poaching Now initiative to combat the poaching crisis in Southern Africa, IRF provides funding to @env.wildlife (ENV) for its program to decrease demand for rhino horn in Vietnam at all levels. Through public events, mass media (TV, radio, media articles, and internet) and consumer-targeted initiatives, ENV seeks to persuade Vietnamese consumers to stop using rhino horn by affirming that it does not have any medical value and that money spent to buy horn supports the killing of rhinos in other countries. ENV also works with Vietnamese law enforcement and the judiciary to ensure rhino horn consumers and traders are punished to the fullest extent of the law. #TeamRhino
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Ecko Unltd Brasil Vs Street Art. Por @acstencil
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Throwback to last April when I started experimenting with different colour tones. Pretty pleased with the overall result 😁 . . . . #throwbackpic #dra#drawingeday #drawing #wallart #loveanimals #wildlifeart #art#art#artrs #art #illustrate #illustratorsoninstagram #artofinstagram #artlover #wor#worldofartists #drawings #tbt #worldofartists #savetherhino #rhinoart #colourartist #myart #creative #mixedmedia #promarkerartist #creative_animalart
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🦏The black and white rhino- Delicate, beautiful animals with rare horns that poachers won’t keep their hands off of, these animals are going to be come extinct due to their horns selling for $16,000-$64,000 on the black market. The gestation period for a rhino calf is up to 550 days, once born the calf relays on the mother for milk for up to a year ): rhino horns are made of keratin, the same type of protein that makes up hair and fingernails. Asian markets use them for medication and are ground up and digested believing the dust is therapeutic. Over 1000 rhinos are killed a year. I care very deeply for these animals and all animals that humans harm, we are the only real problem rhinos face other than nature 🦏 #savetherhino #blackrhino #whiterhino #africa #poachers #savetherhinos
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Breaks my heart that these majestic creatures are under such threat. Had the pleasure of seeing one unharmed in my beautiful country over the weekend. #savetherhino #southafrica #landscapephotography #picoftheday #summer #nature #naturelovers
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This was from one of the most incredible experiences in December. Get in touh to find out where... One of my favourite things about Namibia was the amount of Rhino that I saw, these large beasts are simply majestic and I urge everyone that can to see them in person. I gaurantee this will make you more sypathetic to their plight, we cannot lose these from our planet. #Namibia #Safari #Rhino #photography #wildlife #Africa #photohide #wildlifephotography #nikon #travel #experienceoverluxury #Savetherhino #WWF #AWF #Tusk
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Talking to a man about how he learnt to hunt from his father. And his father learnt these skills from his grandfather. However, hunting like this is now illegal in this area and he explains to us how he is working and learning new ways survive, living on the edge.
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Unique 🧘🏼‍♀️Yoga legginsy, 👶baby leggings, 👧🏼youth leggings, 🏃🏻‍♀️athletic crop tops, mini shorts and more now available at my Etsy store 😃🎉made in Canada 💜🐘🦏10% of all profits will benefit WWF 🐅🐼💜
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Hard Headed ... It's cold up here in Bellingham today, what's the weather like for you? ... Aloha! • • • #hardheaded #rhino #rhinos #rhi#rhinosofinsta #rhinosofinsta #savetherhino #animal #animals #animaldesign #animaldesigns #animalshirt #animalshirts
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ART CHALLENGE! I gave myself this challenge a few months ago, and wanted to share it now. I wanted to see how well I could portray animals using only 6 lines. I like how these turned out. Sometimes it is just fun (and effective) to shake up your patterns by trying something new without any particular expectations.
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Beautiful South Africa. (On a serious note a Rhino is killed (poached) every 8-9 hours in South Africa for its horn. This MUST STOP. #southafrica #thebush #safari #home #zul#zululand #zulu #savetherhino
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Protectionism is not saving the rhino. Is it not time to try something different like legal trade in rhino horn?#wildlife #wildlifeconservation #antipoaching #antihunting #sav#savetherhino> #savetherhino #wildlifephotography#wildlifebiologist
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Rhino poaching is a huge and complex problem in South Africa🦏🦏 Nosorożce to najbardziej zagrożone zwierzęta Afryki, którym z powodu kłusownictwa grozi całkowite wyginięcie. During last few days I was lucky to spend some time on a Big Five game reserve and had a chance to join an anti-poaching team and see what it really takes to protect these magnificent animals. If you would like to learn more about this please read my article on: http://www.tasteforlifetours.com/rhino-poaching-in-south-africa/ Kłusownictwo – to temat, któremu mogłam sie przyjrzeć z bliska w ostatnich dniach spędzając trochę czasu w jednym z rezerwatów przyrody w Południowej Afryce. Dane sa rzerażające. W zeszlym roku na terenie RPA zostało upolowanych i zabitych 1028 nosorożców. To oznacza, iz każdego dnia ginie okolo 3 z nich. Jesli chcesz dowiedziec sie wiecej to zapraszam do przeczytania mojego artykulu na stronce: http://www.tasteforlifetours.com/ochrona-nosorozcow/?lang=pl #edukacjaprzyrodnicza #savetherhino #antipoaching #antipoachingunit #placestogo #wildlife #bigfive #africansafari #podroznicy #prz#przygodażycia #przygoda #podroze #travelblog #bestvacation #odkrywamyświat #polishgirl #afryka #africantrip #wdrodze #guia #tourguide #podróże #dzikaprzyroda #🦏 #iloveanimals
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Never to turn down a high vantage point, leopards are commonly spotted high up in trees. This allows them to observe potential prey, hide their kills, and stay safe from larger competitor species. Plus, there isn’t a better place for a nap.
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In just 50 years, 97% of black have been wiped out. To put it in perspective, if 97% of human population disappeared, only Brazil and Australia would remain. Currently there are approximately 4000-5000 black rhinos left. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty From @fightforrhinos ✔ DOUBLE TAP pic _➦ Follow Us to build a rhino protection community _➦ TAG Your Friends ❤ ❤ ❤ Don't forget to follow:➡ @love_rhinoceros #rideforrhinos #ride4rhinos #rhino #antipoaching #poaching #rhinowars #sav#savetherhino #stoppoaching #savetherhino #jointheherd #helptheanimals #respectthehorn
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Just look what the wonderful, beautiful soul that is Joanna Lumley sent me 😍 . As a long time patron of @bornfreefoundation she kindly sent me this to help my fundraiser. I already loved her anyway (who doesn’t?) but this is lovely #bornfree #keepwildlifewild #fortheanimals #endivorytrade #bantrophyhunting #stopwildlifecrime #stopwildlifetrafficking #savetherhino #stopbushmeatpoaching #endanimalexploitation #keepwildlifeinthewild #vmlm #sponsorme #veganfortheanimals #essexveganfestival
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After two years at @uwcatlantic using #savetherhino paper, I have finally been able to see some work done. And also... meet @barackobama :) Such a nice day!
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