WATCH: mother rhino and little one reunited in India

Mon, 04/08/2013

In this brief video above you can hear the IFAW-WTI team member and in this instance also camera person, Bhaskar Choudhury, making baby rhino noises, then we see the new baby rhino and her mother reunited after a short separation. 

This post about a recent rhino calf birth was submitted by Sheren Shrestha, IFAW-WTI staff working in India. - IR

First wild rhino calf born in India to a mother hand-raised by IFAW-WTI

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Mon, 04/08/2013
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First wild rhino calf born in India to a mother hand-raised by IFAW-WTI

A healthy, female calf has been born in Manas National Park, to a rhinoceros hand-raised by IFAW-WTI as an orphan and moved to the park as part of a species reintroduction.

“This is the first calf born in the wild in India from a rhino that had been hand-raised, rehabilitated and released to the wild,” said Azzedine Downes, president and CEO of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW -  www.ifaw.org).

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Manas, India
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Sheren Shrestha (WTI)
Christina Pretorius (IFAW SA)
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+91 120 414 3900
+27 21 701 8642
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+91 097 18829595
+27 82 330 2558

Emergency cash sent to Cyprus to save animals threatened by starvation during financial crisis

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Mon, 04/08/2013
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) has sent desperately needed emergency funds to Cyprus to help feed animals facing starvation because of the current financial crisis.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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+32 (0)473 86 34 61
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Emergency cash sent to Cyprus to save animals threatened by starvation during financial crisis

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Mon, 04/08/2013
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) has sent desperately needed emergency funds to Cyprus to help feed animals facing starvation because of the current financial crisis.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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+32 2 282 06 93
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+32 473 86 34 61
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Tierheime auf Zypern wegen Finanzkrise in Not

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Mon, 04/08/2013
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Auch die Tiere leiden, wenn es den Menschen schlecht geht
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Auch die Tiere leiden, wenn es den Menschen schlecht geht

Der IFAW (Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds) reagiert auf Hilferufe von Tierheimen in Zypern und unterstützt diese mit einem Notfall-Fonds. Aufgrund der Finanzkrise sind die Heime nicht länger in der Lage, genügend Futter für die Tiere zu kaufen - ohne finanzielle Hilfe droht den Tieren der Hungertod.

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Dörte von der Reith
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040-86650033
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0160-90486493
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At UN, a welcome treaty on small arms trade could benefit threatened wildlife

Mon, 04/08/2013
At UN, a welcome treaty on small arms trade could benefit threatened wildlife

Elephant ivory held in an African storeroom.The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a new treaty aimed at regulating the global trade in conventional weapons – handguns, small and large-caliber assault rifles, and even tanks, helicopters and small aircraft, to name a few. 

IFAW calls on Japan to end its cruel whaling for good as fleet returns with lowest catch

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Fri, 04/05/2013
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) is urging Japan to abandon its dying whaling industry as the fleet returns to port with its lowest Antarctic catch since ‘scientific whaling’ began in 1987.

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London, UK
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Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
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+44 (0)20 7587 6708
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+44 (0)7917 507717
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Nieuwe mobiele dierenkliniek in Mexico kan meer dieren dan ooit bereiken

Mon, 04/01/2013
De nieuwe mobiele dierenkliniek en medewerkers in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

De nieuwe mobiele dierenkliniek en medewerkers in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

In het najaar van 2010 reden projectleiders Joaquin de la Torre en Erika Flores door Playa del Carmen, Mexico, toen ze langs de weg een hond zagen staan die een en al wanhoop uitstraalde.

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IFAW roept Japan op om de wrede walvisjacht voorgoed te beëindigen na laagste vangst ooit

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Fri, 04/05/2013

(London - 05 April 2013) - Het International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) roept Japan op om hun noodlijdende walvisindustrie te beëindigen, nu de vloot is teruggekeerd met de laagste vangst sinds Japan in 1987 begon met het vangen van walvissen voor ‘wetenschappelijk onderzoek’.