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September 22, 2021

World Rhino Day

Mighty as they seem, rhinos need our help. All five species are poached for their horns, but the northern white rhino has suffered most of all: just two remain on Earth.

 

With our global conservation partners, and you by our side as an ally for wildlife, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is working to

protect these iconic animals—on World Rhino Day, and every day.

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African Savanna Conservation Hub

From groundbreaking science to anti-poaching units and efforts to prevent illegal wildlife trade, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance has been working to save rhinos for more than 40 years. Discover how we collaborate with conservation partners and local communities to protect white rhinos through our African savanna conservation hub.

Mother and baby rhino walking.

Be a Wildlife Ally

Use Your Voice

You can help stop illegal wildlife trafficking, a practice that puts rhinos at risk and has been tied to diseases that threaten human and wildlife health. Click here to ask your representatives to support the Preventing Future Pandemics Act.

Rhino mother and rhino calf touching noses

Name Our Newest Arrival

Help us choose a name for the Safari Park’s newest rhino calf! Visit our Facebook page from September 22–28 to vote for your favorite option. 

For Kids

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Rhino Coloring Page

Break out your crayons, paints, or markers to color this “crash” of rhinos any way you like.

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