Tag Archives: rhinoceros

06Jul/17

The Women Who Live Alongside Rhinos In India

This is a guest post by Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya, republished from Mongabay with permission.  Kasema Khatun’s tiny, thatched-roof house lies just a few feet from the swaying elephant grass thickets of OrangRead More…






25Sep/12

Amazing Facts about the Rhino

Rhinoceros looks like an animal straight from the dinosaur age and it is indeed for the last 50 million years that this stealthy aninmal has inhabited our planet. The most prominent feature of this animal is undoubtedly the horn but did you know that the rhino is an accomplished sprinter or why it doesn’t mind some birds perching on its back all the time. Here are answers to these and some more amazing facts about the rhino.











13Nov/11

Camera Traps helping Catch Rhino Poachers

(Contains Graphic Images)Using technology for the benefit of wildlife is a relatively new concept in India. But that the beginning has been made, is clearly an encouraging development. In the remote jungles of North East India, Intel company ‘sleuths’ have been deployed to eradicate rhino poaching by placing camera traps and nabbing the offendors