Sumatran rhino

Science
5:00 am
Fri October 31, 2014

How rare rhino's remains could help his endangered brethren

Ipuh lived at the Cincinnati Zoo for more than 20 years. Now his remains will live on at the Museum Center.
Credit Cincinnati Museum Center

When one of the Cincinnati Zoo's Sumatran rhinos died last year, his remains were given to the Museum Center. Friday the Museum Center is unveiling a mounted display of "Ipuh."

Ipuh came to the Cincinnati Zoo in 1991 as part of a captive breeding program between the United States and Indonesia. He was one of the last Sumatran rhinos taken from the wild and was believed to be around 33 years old when he died.

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6:30 am
Fri April 18, 2014

"World's Rarest Rhinos" at Barrows Series

A greater one-horn rhino, largest of the rhino species.
International Rhino Foundation

Bill Konstant serves as Program Officer for the International Rhino Foundation, traveling the world to build collaborative programs that help bring an end to poaching. As part of the Cincinnati Zoo Barrows Lecture series, Mr. Konstant will present “The World’s Rarest Rhinos” Wednesday evening April 23, providing a look at the last three decades of wildlife conservation, as well as a glimpse into what the future looks like for the world's five rhino species. Earlier, the Zoo’s Thane Maynard had a chance to talk with Bill Konstant about the world’s rhino population.

Cincinnati zoo
12:52 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Cincinnati Zoo mourning loss of endangered rhino

"Suci" at the Cincinnati Zoo
Provided/Kathy Moore

The Cincinnati Zoo is mourning the loss of an endangered Sumatran Rhino.  Zoo officials announced Monday that "Suci" died late Sunday surrounded by her keepers and veterinary staff.  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Saving the Sumatran Rhino

Sumatran Rhino Harapan
The Cincinnati Zoo

With no more than 100

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Sumatran Rhino
7:27 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Endangered Rhino returns to Cincinnati Zoo to breed with his sister

Harapan in Cincinnati
provided

Only two Sumatran rhinos are left on the north American Continent and both are now at the Cincinnati Zoo.  Harapan a six year old male who was born at the Cincinnati Zoo and was most recently at the Los Angeles Zoo has returned to be bred with his sister nine year old Suci. 

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