Press Content Pane https://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/press/rss.xml/124/13 en Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-endangered-rhinos-one-step-closer-wild <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jan 9 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="200" title="Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild" alt="Rescued endangered rhinos one step closer to the wild" src="/sites/default/files/Rhino_wti_translocated_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Three female rhino calves rescued from monsoon floods that devastated Kaziranga National Park in 2016 and hand-raised at the IFAW-WTI Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) were translocated to Manas National Park for eventual rehabilitation into the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-endangered-rhinos-one-step-closer-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos CWRC Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park rhino rhino calves WTI Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:50:40 +0000 adintino 113099 at https://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Oct 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" title="Imperial amazon parrot " alt="Imperial amazon parrot " src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Parrot_300px.jpg?1508530153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their animals, and wildlife. IFAW has partnered with Jake Levenson of the Dominica Sea Turtle Conservation Organization and Shane Gero of the Dominica Sperm Whale Project, two organizations with extensive ties to the island, to complete this essential mission.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Turtles Dogs & Cats amazon parrot cats companion animals Diaster Response dogs Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:10:07 +0000 adintino 112782 at https://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma aftermath https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-assess-wildlife-and-community-needs-irma-aftermath <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" title="Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma aftermath " alt="Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma af" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/hurricane_irma_ifaw_140_0.jpg?1505396474" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>After the island of Barbuda was left almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Irma&rsquo;s winds and rain, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) sent their team of disaster response experts to the island nation as recovery efforts begin to pull the community back together.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-assess-wildlife-and-community-needs-irma-aftermath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue barbuda caribbean disaster response hurricane hurricane irma st. john St. Martin st. thomas Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:42:26 +0000 adintino 112516 at https://www.ifaw.org Rescued Rhino Rehabilitated by IFAW-WTI and the Assam Forest Department into Manas National Park Gives Birth to Second Calf in the Wild https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-rhino-rehabilitated-ifaw-wti-and-assam-forest-department-manas-national-park-gives-birt <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" title="Rescued Rhino Rehabilitated by IFAW-WTI and the Assam Forest Department into Manas National Park Gives Birth to Second Calf in the Wild" alt="Rescued Rhino Rehabilitated by IFAW-WTI and the Assam Forest Department into Man" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Rhino_300px_2.jpg?1504630362" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&lsquo;Jamuna&rsquo;, a female rhino that had been rehabilitated into the wild by the <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW),</a> Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and the Assam Forest Department in 2010, has given birth to her second calf in Manas National Park, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, this morning.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-rhino-rehabilitated-ifaw-wti-and-assam-forest-department-manas-national-park-gives-birt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Rhinos rhino rhino calf second wild rhino calf WTI Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:47:41 +0000 adintino 112458 at https://www.ifaw.org Two pumas rescued from Argentina zoo find sanctuary in U.S. https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/two-pumas-rescued-argentina-zoo-find-sanctuary-us <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Aug 25 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" title="Two pumas rescued from Argentina zoo find sanctuary in U.S." alt="Two pumas rescued from Argentina zoo find sanctuary in U.S." src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/A-Puma_300px.jpg?1503665553" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Early in the morning on August 23, 2017, <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a>, The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) and Forest Animal Rescue (FAR) welcomed two Patagonian pumas at Miami International Airport. Their arrival signifies a two year effort to ensure the cats receive quality lifetime care in a true sanctuary.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/two-pumas-rescued-argentina-zoo-find-sanctuary-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Big Cats big cats Patagonian pumas Puma The Wild Animal Sanctuary Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:06:01 +0000 adintino 112376 at https://www.ifaw.org Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rare-endangered-gyrfalcons-intercepted-rehabilitated-and-returned-wild <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Aug 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" title="Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild " alt="Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild " src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/falcon_300px.jpg?1503410881" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Fifteen rare falcons were rescued and rehabilitated in joint effort by <a href="https://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) and ANO &ldquo;Wild Animal Rescue Centre&rdquo; (WARC). The raptors are saker and gyrfalcon species. Nine endangered saker falcons were released on August, 3, 2017 in the protected nature territory &ldquo;Kisliukhinsky&rdquo; in Altai Region of Russia and on August 16, 2017, six rare gyrfalcons were released back to the wild in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rare-endangered-gyrfalcons-intercepted-rehabilitated-and-returned-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Falcons gyrfalcon illegal trafficking illegal wildlife trade raptor saker Wild Animal Rescue Centre Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:38:48 +0000 adintino 112330 at https://www.ifaw.org