July 30, 2016


Jan – June 2015 BRS Report now available

The latest Report from the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary Programme for the June – December 2015 period is now available. You can access the  Borneo Rhino Sanctuary Six-monthly Report at the following links. July – Dec 2015 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

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The Sumatran rhino is extinct in the wild in Malaysia

Leading scientists and experts in the field of rhino conservation state in a new paper that it is safe to consider the Sumatran rhinoceros extinct in the wild in Malaysia. The survival of the Sumatran rhino now depends on the 100 or fewer remaining individuals in the wild in Indonesia and the nine rhinos in […] Read more

Can we save the Sumatran rhino? Indonesia holds out hope

Can a sanctuary in Indonesia keep the world’s most imperiled rhino from extinction? This article by Jeremy Hance appeared in Mongabay on June 19, 2015; visit the site to read the full article here: “One percent of the world’s population,” veterinarian Zulfi Arsan says as he nods towards Bina, a 714-kilogram (1,574-pound), 30-year-old female Sumatran […] Read more

The Near Extinction of the Sumatran Rhino – BFM podcast

One of the most endangered animal species anywhere in the world, the existence of the Sumatran rhinoceros is still critical. John Payne, the Executive Director of the Bornean Rhino Alliance (BORA), recently gave an interview at BFM to highlight what needs to be done to prevent the first extinction of a mammal species in Malaysia […] 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 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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Agro-Biotechnology Institute Malaysia
Prof. Drh. Arief Boediono
Avantea (www.avantea.it)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Peninsular Malaysia)

Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Sandakan Campus)
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
Dr Vasil Galat, Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute of Northwestern University, Chicago
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW)
Malaysian Agricultural & Research Development Institute (MARDI)
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah
Dr Oliver Ryder, San Diego Zoo’s Institute for Conservation Research
Sabahmas Plantations Sdn Bhd
Dr Nan Schaffer and Karen Dixon

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