According to the World Wildlife Fund, there are more than 20,000 southern white rhinos in the world, but only four northern white rhinos, as of 2014. The majority of these two subspecies, which are genetically different,... More »

As of 2014, there are around 29,000 rhinos left in the wild, according to statistics provided by Save The Rhino. This number is down from 70,000 rhinos in 1970 and 500,000 rhinos in the early 20th century. The majority o... More »

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Estimates suggest there are only about 200 white tigers left in the world. White tigers are not a species separate from other tiger species, but are, instead, genetic anomalies. More »

There were fewer than 300 white lions left in the world in 2012 and this figure included white lions in conservation homes. Despite its scarcity, the white lion is not listed as endangered. More »

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When a female rhino has accepted and is ready to mate a male, she will raise her tail and the male will mount her. The copulation can last up to one hour. More »

Asian markets demand rhino horns for medicinal use, hangover cures and gifts. Rhino horns command high prices, which is why the poaching trade has flourished. Misinformation is another reason why hunters poach rhinos, as... More »

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Venting is done to tell the difference between a young male and female white duck. Venting is the practice of gently squeezing ducklings until a small bit of fecal matter is expelled. This forces the cloaca to open sligh... More »