World’s oldest white rhino dies at the age of 54 at Italy’s zoo

The world’s oldest white rhino, Grandpa Tony, died at the age of 54 after collapsing on his way to his sleeping area in a northern Italy zoo. ‘Nonno Toby’ fell to the ground on October … Read More

Donald Trump Jr auctioning week-long trophy ‘dream hunt’

At the annual Safari Club International (SCI) convention in Reno, Nevada, Donald Trump Jr is auctioning a “dream hunt” for a week-long Sitka black-tailed deer hunt in Alaska. The bidding for the yacht-based expedition stands … Read More

Trump admin to let trophy hunter import rare black rhino parts to US

The Fish and Wildlife Services (WFS) have granted the approval to a trophy hunter from Michigan to import the remains of a rare black rhinoceros he killed in Africa. Environmental groups have criticized the approval, … Read More

African trophy hunter who killed 5,000 elephants proud of himself

An African trophy hunter who claims to have killed more than 5,000 elephants says he is proud of himself and says he has “no regrets.” The Zimbabwean, Ron Thomson, was named in a report by … Read More

Poacher hunting rhinos trampled by elephant and eaten by lions

A poacher in  the Kruger National Park in South Africa was trampled to death by an elephant and eaten by a pride of lions on Wednesday.

Elephant poachers killed in shootout

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South African elephant Riff Raff eludes death sentence

In Hoedspruit, South Africa, Riff Raff, the bull elephant will not be shot dead for knocking down fences and trampling on farmland. Animal activists have managed to secure a reprieve for the 45-year-old pachyderm.

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Almost mythical okapi fights to survive in the Congo

The almost mythical okapi – described as half-zebra and half giraffe is so rare that it has remained a secret since the turn of the 20th century and can only be found inhabiting in the … Read More

‘Crazy Russian’ rakes in millions arranging hunts of endangered animals

Referred to as the “crazy Russian”, George Ragozin, 45, makes more than one-and-a-half-million dollars a year arranging hunting tours so that his wealthy clients can hunt exotic animals including endangered species. Are you feeling sick … Read More

Nearly 90 elephants killed at Botswana sanctuary for their tusks

In a protected Botswana sanctuary, the bodies of 87 elephants, stripped of their tusks have been killed these past few weeks. According to the conservation group, Elephants Without Borders, five rare white rhinos were … Read More

Three poachers out to kill rhinos eaten by pride of hungry lions

The scattered remains of three poachers sneaking into the Sibuya Game Reserve in Eastern Province, South Africa to slaughter rhinos were found on Tuesday  and assumed to have been eaten by a pride of hungry … Read More