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Hope for the northern white rhino subspecies: rhino impregnated in California

A southern white rhino female, named Victoria, has been impregnated via artificial insemination, researchers announced on Thursday. “It’s very exciting because this is our first pregnant rhino from artificial insemination here at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park,” Barbara Durrant, director of reproductive sciences at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research told AP. […]

Scientists carry on work of rhino conservation pioneers

REsearch by veterenary scientists lead to Etorphine and other drugs used to anesthetize rhino and other animals

Current research by scientists of the University of Pretoria‚Äôs (UP) veterinary faculty to improve wildlife immobilization drugs, calls to mind the pioneers of rhino conservation in South Africa after hunting had decimated populations in the former Zululand to less than 100 animals in 1900. They include Dr Ian Player, whose work is being carried forward […]