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India 03 May 2016 | 8:51 AM

Indian police arrest forest guards over rhino poaching

Guwahati (India) (AFP) - Indian police said Tuesday they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park visited by Britain's Prince William and his wife last month.

World 21 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

S.Africa exposes major rhino poaching syndicate

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African rhino poaching syndicate broken up this week is believed to be a major supplier of illegal horns to the international black market, police said on Tuesday.

World 04 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

SAfrica arrests two Thais, sees link to rhino poaching - report

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's special police investigative unit on Friday arrested two Thai nationals suspected of having links to a rhino poaching syndicate in a crackdown on criminal gangs smuggling rhino horns to Asia, the Business Day reported.

Environment 24 Jul 2017 | 10:04 AM

Rhino poaching dips slightly in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG: The number of rhinos killed for their horns by poachers in South Africa dipped slightly in the first half of this year, but more than 500 were still slaughtered, the government announced Monday.

World 27 Feb 2017 | 10:28 PM

Rhino poaching toll in South Africa falls 10 percent in 2016

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The number of rhinos poached for their horns in South Africa fell 10 percent in 2016 to 1,054, the second straight year of decline according to government data released on Monday, but conservationists said the levels remain alarming.

World 30 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

African rhino poaching hits record on Asian demand

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters): A record number of rhinos were poached this year in South Africa, home to the greatest number of the animals, as rising demand in Asia for their horns led to increased killings of the threatened species.

Environment 03 Sep 2015 | 1:25 PM

South Africa jails Mozambican rhino poachers

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa has jailed two Mozambicans for 11 years for rhino poaching, police said Wednesday, as latest tallies revealed slaughter of the iconic animals climbing to a new high.

World 27 Dec 2018 | 9:07 PM

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

PARIS (Reuters) - French tech company Sigfox has developed a bite-size tracker that can be inserted into the horns of rhinos to help conservationists monitor and protect the endangered species.