After A Rough Start, Baby Rhino Is Now Winning At Life

Six-month-old one-horned rhino Jalada Prasad had a prance party in honor of his public debut Friday at Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India. Little dude had some rough early months after his mother was killed by poachers. But! He was rescued and nursed back to health, and now appears to be quite the peppy fella. » 3/29/15 4:30pm 3/29/15 4:30pm

Are baby rhino squeals annoying or adorable? You decide.

I'll be honest, the first time I watched this I almost couldn't handle the cuteness, but after watching it a few times I'm beginning to lean towards team annoying. Either way, I can't say I ever would have expected that sound to come from a baby rhinoceros. A baby Koala, maybe. But not a baby rhinoceros. » 12/15/11 2:34pm 12/15/11 2:34pm

A video guide to artificially inseminating a rhinoceros

At ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire, England, the staff recently had the luxurious task of artificially inseminating a southern white rhino. And because male rhinoceros gametes don't rain from the sky like manna from heaven, the zookeepers had to extract semen from an ornery horned fellow. I may have watched this… » 9/17/11 1:00pm 9/17/11 1:00pm

In South Africa, rhinos could soon become agents of chemical warfare

Got a hankering for some rhinoceros horn? Practitioners of traditional Asian medicine believe that ground rhino horns, when ingested, can help cure diseases like cancer. Unfortunately for patients consuming rhino horns, they could just as well be chewing on their fingernails. Unfortunately for the rhinos, the… » 9/08/11 5:00pm 9/08/11 5:00pm