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2015-01-27 16:26:59

SEATTLE, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The future looks grim for the rhinoceros. Figures recently published by South Africa show that 1,215 rhinos were poached there in 2014.

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2014-11-04 05:15:12

Many species of rhinoceros are endangered and conservationists point to the need for successful captive breeding programs if these species are to survive.

Giant Cockroach Expands To The North With Discovery Of 3 New Species
2013-02-28 13:17:21

Cockroaches (Blattodea) are an insect order remarkable in their biodiversity and distribution, with more than 4500 species known and great geographical reach. The cockroach genus Pseudophoraspism has has been reported from China for the first time thanks to the discovery of three new species

Scientists Unearth Oldest Woolly Rhino In Tibet
2011-09-02 08:33:57

A 3.6-million-year-old woolly rhinoceros fossil discovered in Tibet in 2007 indicates that some giant mammals may have evolved in the Tibetan highlands before the beginning of the Ice Age.

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2008-11-18 13:40:27

Scientists have pieced together the skull of an ancient woolly rhinoceros in Europe.

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2008-11-05 10:25:00

The remnants of an Ice Age rhinoceros have been discovered by a five-year-old girl at a Gloucestershire, England water park.

2008-07-14 18:00:21

Wildlife trade and resulting species decline are the topics at an international convention in Switzerland on endangered species of wildlife and native plants.

2008-06-13 18:00:00

By Christopher Blank "Orson's Shadow," now onstage at Circuit Playhouse, comes on the heels of "The Compleat Stage Beauty," another play about life in the theater. Both are packed with inflated egos, barbed banter in English accents and numerous references to Shakespeare.

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2008-05-26 09:20:00

The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists – scientists responsible for species exploration and classification – today announce the top 10 new species described in 2007.


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