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Can Safaris Help Save Rhino? – Part 2

In his last blog, “Can Safaris Help Save Rhino – Part 1”, Jeff introduced us to Desert Rhino Camp, a unique partnership and approach that aims to demonstrate how tourism can contribute towards rhino conservation.

Jeff Muntifering, Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist, Photo by David John Weber

Jeff Muntifering, Conservation Biologist […]

Have you seen me?

Monarch “TGW 905” tagged by Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist staff at Glacial Lakes State Park. Sept 5, 2014As autumn arrives, an amazing natural wonder has been taking place in our backyards. Minnesota’s State Butterfly, the monarch butterfly, has begun its long annual journey south to […]

Can Safaris Help Save Rhino? – Part 1

Jeff Muntifering, Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist, Photo by David John WeberJeff Muntifering, Conservation Biologist at the Minnesota Zoo, is in Namibia where he works with the Namibian government, a local conservation organization (Save the Rhino Trust), tourism operators and local communities to conserve the […]

The Wild Face of Climate Change: African Penguins

African penguins live in the cold ocean off coasts of South Africa, Namibia, and Mozambique. They move to the beach mostly to mate, nest, raise young, and molt. Like many other penguin species, African penguins are endangered in the wild and are on […]

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    The Story of ‘Sota’ – Minnesota’s namesake rhino in Namibia

The Story of ‘Sota’ – Minnesota’s namesake rhino in Namibia

Sota2010_JeffMuntifering (Small)  Jeff Muntifering is a Conservation Biologist for the Minnesota Zoo.  He leads the Zoo’s efforts in Namibia to save critically endangered black rhinos.  Learn more about this important work at http://mnzoo.org/conservation/around-world/desert-black-rhino/.

Recently, our partners at Save the Rhino Trust in Namibia […]

On Patrol with the Rhino Rangers

rhino_update1Jeff Muntifering, Conservation Biologist at the Minnesota Zoo, is in Namibia where he works with the Namibian government, a local conservation organization (Save the Rhino Trust), tourism operators and local communities […]

Monday, December 23, 2013|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|