population estimate of the White Rhino, recovered from near extinction but now facing a threat again. Vast marjority live in South Africa.
Black Rhinos remain in the wild and are now critically endandered. This species is also found in Africa.
estimated population of the Great One-Horned Rhino in the wild, in India and Nepal. Conservation status - Vulnerable.
estimated population of the Sumatran Rhino in the wild, in Sumatra (Indonesia) and Sabah (Malaysia). Conservation Status - Critically Endangered.
58 - 61
most likely the population of this critically endangered species - the Javan Rhino. Found in Java (Indonesia).
1 in 8
During 2014, in South Africa alone a staggering 1,215 rhinos were poached, thats one every eight hours.
period when rhino deaths will overtake births if the klling continues at the curent rate.
number poached in South Africa in 2015 as of 27th August
per ounce of rhino horn on the black market due to the growing demand for rhino horn in Asian countries, mainly Vietnam and China, even though there are no scientific medical benefits.