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167 rhino horns seized in South Africa, two arrested

167 rhino horns seized in South Africa, two arrested

Two men have been arrested in north-west South Africa after 167 rhino horns were found in their vehicle, police said Sunday.

Fire brigade enlisted to help with tests on sick rhino in Germany

Fire brigade enlisted to help with tests on sick rhino in Germany

Diagnosing a sick rhinoceros is no easy task, as the owners of a Munich circus discovered when they had to call in the fire brigade to help perform tests on one of their animals.

Indian flood toll rises to 83 as rescuers put on 'war footing'

Indian flood toll rises to 83 as rescuers put on 'war footing'

Floods in India's northeast have killed at least 83 people and led to the death of three rare one-horned rhinoceros at a national park that has the world's largest concentration of the species.

Floods in India's northeast kill 40; endanger rhinos

Floods in India's northeast kill 40; endanger rhinos

Floods in northeast India that have killed at least 40 people and displaced nearly 1.5mn have also inundated a national park that is home to the world's largest concentration of one-horned rhinoceros.

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Poachers have shot dead a one-horned rhinoceros at a national wildlife park in Nepal, officials said on Sunday, spotlighting the threat faced by the rare animals.

Rhino kills four-year-old girl in Nepal

Rhino kills four-year-old girl in Nepal

A rare one-horned rhinoceros killed a four-year-old girl and injured her 73-year-old grandmother in a village near a national park in Nepal, local police said on Monday.

No Ronaldinho, Kaka in Confed squad

No Ronaldinho, Kaka in Confed squad

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari sprang a surprise yesterday by leaving experienced duo Ronaldinho and Kaka out of his squad for next month’s Confederations Cup.