April 14, 2014

RESOURCES

Borneo Rhino Sanctuary Reports

The Quarterly Reports of the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary Programme are now available online, visit this page to view the reports. Read more

KIDS_EN

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 Read more

Newsroom

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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

Suci eating

Cincinnati Zoo Devastated By Loss of Endangered Sumatran Rhino

CINCINNATI (March 31, 2014) – “Suci”, one of the world’s rare endangered Sumatran rhinos, passed away late on Sunday, March 30. Surrounded by the keepers and veterinary staff who cared for her daily, she died at her home at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. The female Sumatran rhino, born at the Cincinnati Zoo in […] Read more

Tam can roam in the knowledge that he is safe from poachers in the rhino sanctuary.

The Star: Three captive Sumatran rhinos raise conservation hopes

KOTA KINABALU, 22 March 2014: Sabah wildlife researchers are hopeful that three Sumatran rhinoceros now in captivity at a reserve will help save the species from extinction. Sabah Wildlife Department director Datuk Dr Laurentius Ambu said they were examining the latest captive, a female Sumatran rhino recently translocated to the reserve to join two other […] Read more

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Photo Galleries

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 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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CONTRIBUTORS TO BORA’S EFFORTS TO SAVE THE BORNEAN RHINO

Yayasan Sime Darby
Sabah Forestry Department
Institute for Tropical Biology & Conservation (ITBC), University Malaysia Sabah
WWF-Malaysia
WWF-Germany
Erickson Air Crane Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad
Sponsors, donors & participants of The Rhino Cup