Rhinoceros

Mkuze Game Reservation, South Africa

Save the Rhino International undertakes a field project to protect White and Black Rhinos in South Africa.

Starting date: 2016

End date: Ongoing

Through the Parques Reunidos Foundation, the Zoo-Aquarium de Madrid and Selwo Aventura come together in supporting Save the Rhino International. This organization’s efforts incude fighting against poaching, a practice that is killing all all six rhinoceros species in the wild. Thus, Save The Rhino International also works to educate and train local communities in implementing conservation practices as well as monitoring methodologies in natural reserves.

The Zoo-Aquarium de Madrid and Selwo Aventura also host white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum) and an Indian rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis). The presence of these animals in the parks allows edication and conservation teams to raise awareness among visitors about the acute threats that these animals face in the wild.

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Rhinoceros

Mkuze Game Reservation, South Africa

Save the Rhino International undertakes a field project to protect White and Black Rhinos in South Africa.

Starting date: 2016

End date: Ongoing