December 21, 2014


Jan – June 2014 BRS Report now available

The latest Report from the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary Programme for the period Jan – June 2014 is now available.  Visit this page to view all the reports. Please like & share: Read more


For the kids: Tam Tam My Friend

FF the Fly explains the Sabah Rhino Project wildlife conservation programme in a way kids can understand. Deep in the rainforest, FF becomes friends with Tam Tam, one the last Sabah Rhinos. After that, he flies to Berlin and learns how and why Tam Tam and the other members of his species are to be […] Read more

Now or never: what will it take to save the Sumatran rhinoceros Dicerorhinus sumatrensis from extinction? -

Read the full journal article from Abdul Wahab et al (2011) Oryx 45(2), 225–233 Please like & share: Read more


Sumatran rhinos are hunted as their horns are sought for folk remedies.

Saving rhinos: Our fatal blunders

By Tan Cheng Li, The Star, 2 June 2014 Mistakes of the past have cost us many rhinos. Now’s the time to learn from the errors. Between 1984 and 1995, a total of 22 Sumatran rhinos were captured in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah for a captive breeding project. Except for one which was already pregnant […] Read more

Researchers estimate that 250 Sumatran rhino survive in the world, and 40 or so Bornean rhinos, such as this captive male, named Tam. Scientists hope to pair Tam with a female to produce the next generation of Bornean rhinos, in an effort to save this species from extinction. Photo by: Jeremy Hance

Scientific Salvation for the Critically Endangered Sumatran Rhino

Press Release: All-out effort by conservationists to prevent the world’s most endangered rhino species from going extinct LAHAD DATU, SABAH 14 MAY 2014 – The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros is still fighting for survival and in the twilight of its existence. However, all is not lost yet, thanks to the ongoing efforts by passionate and […] Read more

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Press release: Danum rhino rescue shows that drastic measures are needed to save the species

Tabin Wildlife Reserve: The successful capture of a female Sumatran rhino named Iman from a remote part of Danum Valley, and her transfer to Tabin Wildlife Reserve on 21 March, has revealed once and for all that her species is on the very edge of extinction in Malaysia. Excitement mounted amongst the people involved in […] Read more

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Female Rhino successfully translocated to Tabin

Images of the female rhino found in Danum Valley and her successful translocation to Tabin Wildlife Reserve where she will join the two other rhinos in residence there. Iman-Rescue-2 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 4 Iman in her jungle boma in the forest of Danum Valley Please like & share: Read more

Puntung 1 Puntung one day after capture, in a temporary stockade prior to airlift

Puntung in Pictures

Some photos of the exciting capture and translocation of Puntung the isolated female rhino to sanctuary where it is hoped she will find a ready mate. Read more

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