Sumatran Rhino

…14 January 16, 2015 5th Graders Publish Sumatran Rhino Book May 16, 2014 On the Blog… Our Global Reach: Making a Difference for Lions, Keas, Burying Beetles and More Celebrating Efforts in Cincinnati and Beyond to Save Rhinos on World Rhino Day The Power of Connections: Endangered Species Day Emi Ipuh Andalas Suci Harapan Andatu Delilah How You Can Help Emi, In Loving Memory Emi’s Legacy – Click to enlarge. Emi, the Sumatran…

Cincinnati Zoo Celebrates World Rhino Day

…in Indonesia. The Cincinnati Zoo has been actively involved in the preservation and conservation of endangered species of rhinos and the Zoo’s Lindner Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) has been internationally recognized for its Rhino Signature Conservation Project as a result of its successful work with both Indian and Sumatran rhinos. World Rhino Day is free with Zoo admission….

Sumatran Rhino Returns to the Cincinnati Zoo in the Face of Crisis

…direct effort to produce more Sumatran rhino calves in zoos, the Cincinnati and Los Angeles Zoos are partnering with many international conservation organizations including the International Rhino Foundation, the Indonesian Rhino Foundation, SOS Rhino and World Wildlife Fund to help protect remaining wild populations. The Sumatran rhino is recognized as one of, if not the most endangered large mammal on the planet, and due to the recent surge…

Rhino Global Partnerships

…species. CREW scientists work closely with sanctuary staff hoping they will soon succeed in producing calves. Andalas, the first calf produced at the Cincinnati Zoo, was sent to the sanctuary in 2007 to breed with the female rhinos. Asian Rhino Project The Asian Rhino Project is an Australian based conservation organization. Its mission is: Raising awareness and support for the three Asian rhino species. The Asian Rhino Project works closely…

Cincinnati Zoo Prepares for World’s First AI Indian Rhino Birth

…collected sperm from the top genetically valuable male Indian rhinos from zoological institutions throughout North America. Rhinos once ranged over large parts of Africa, the Middle East and southern Asia. Of the five living rhino species, the Indian rhino is the second largest, weighing in at up to 6,000 pounds. It primarily inhabits the floodplain grasslands of northern India and southern Nepal. Poaching of wild Indian rhinos in Nepal and…

Cincinnati Zoo’s Rare Sumatran Rhino is a Dad!

…OH – The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are pleased to announce the birth of a bouncing baby boy Sumatran rhino! The calf was born to mother, “Ratu”, a 12-year-old Sumatran rhino living at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park and father, “Andalas,” born at the Cincinnati Zoo in 2001 and the first Sumatran Rhino calf born in zoos in 112 years. In 2007 he was sent…

Rare Sumatran Rhino Pregnancy at Indonesian Sanctuary

…month. A hormone supplement was prescribed when she became pregnant this third time. Ratu is one of four resident rhinos at the 250-acre Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary, which was established in the late 1990s by the International Rhino Foundation, the Rhino Foundation of Indonesia and Indonesia’s Ministry of Forestry. Two other females of breeding age, Rosa and Bina, are also maintained at the sanctuary. The young male, “Andalas”, who bred Ratu in…

Cincinnati Zoo Mourns Death of Old Endangered Sumatran Rhino

Sumatran Rhino Ipuh CINCINNATI – (February 18, 2013) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is mourning the loss of one of the world’s most famous endangered Sumatran rhinos – “Ipuh.” The male rhino, who was believed to be at least 33 years old, has lived at the Cincinnati Zoo for the past 22 years and sired three calves, Andalas (2001), Suci (2004) and Harapan (2007). In 2001, years of breakthrough research by scientists at the Zoo’s…

It’s a Girl! Sumatran Rhino Birth Gives Species Hope

…Zoo, where Andalas was living at the time of his transfer, paid off in spades in 2012 when Andalas’s healthy son was born in Sumatra. The Cincinnati Zoo works closely with the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry, the Indonesian Rhino Foundation, the IUCN Asian Rhino Specialist Group and the International Rhino Foundation, to protect this species in the wild and also propagate Sumatran rhinos in human care. # # # The world famous Cincinnati Zoo…

Cincinnati Zoo Indian Rhino Gives Birth

…g genes from non- or under-represented rhinos. The Cincinnati Zoo is home to two female Indian rhinos, Nikki and “Manjula.” Rhinos once ranged over large parts of Africa, the Middle East and southern Asia. Of the five living rhino species, the Indian rhino is the second largest, weighing in at up to 6,000 pounds. It primarily inhabits the floodplain grasslands of northern India and southern Nepal. Poaching of wild Indian rhinos in Nepal and…