A female white rhino, Emma, from the Leofoo Safari Park in Taiwan will be sent to Japan’s Tobu Zoo and Amusement Park in March next year to mate with a male and help improve the genetic diversity of it herd. Photo: Leofoo Safari Park A female white rhino, Emma, from the Leofoo Safari Park in Taiwan will be sent to Japan’s Tobu Zoo and Amusement Park in March next year to mate with a male and help improve the genetic diversity of it herd. Photo: Leofoo Safari Park
A female white rhino, Emma, from the Leofoo Safari Park in Taiwan will be sent to Japan’s Tobu Zoo and Amusement Park in March next year to mate with a male and help improve the genetic diversity of it herd. Photo: Leofoo Safari Park

Rhino killings down over 50 per cent in South Africa, as zoo in Taiwan to send female white rhino to Japan for breeding

  • A female rhino named Emma will be sent from Leofoo Safari Park in Taiwan to Tokyo’s Tobu Zoo for breeding to improve the genetic diversity of its herd
  • In South Africa, a Covid-19 lockdown that halted travel has seen the number of rhinos killed by poachers fall by more than 50 per cent compared to last year

Topic |   Conservation
A female white rhino, Emma, from the Leofoo Safari Park in Taiwan will be sent to Japan’s Tobu Zoo and Amusement Park in March next year to mate with a male and help improve the genetic diversity of it herd. Photo: Leofoo Safari Park A female white rhino, Emma, from the Leofoo Safari Park in Taiwan will be sent to Japan’s Tobu Zoo and Amusement Park in March next year to mate with a male and help improve the genetic diversity of it herd. Photo: Leofoo Safari Park
A female white rhino, Emma, from the Leofoo Safari Park in Taiwan will be sent to Japan’s Tobu Zoo and Amusement Park in March next year to mate with a male and help improve the genetic diversity of it herd. Photo: Leofoo Safari Park
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