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    Support Efforts to Protect Critically Endangered Black Rhinos

Support Efforts to Protect Critically Endangered Black Rhinos

Black rhinos are in big trouble, as they face an escalating poaching crisis to feed black market demand for their horns.  But the Minnesota Zoo, Read More

Wednesday, July 27, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Zoo News|

Coming Face-to-Face with a Desert Black Rhino

Josh Le, Minnesota Zoo’s Communications Manager, is currently in Namibia to help further the Zoo’s mission of connecting people, animals and the natural world to Read More


From the Deserts of Namibia

Josh Le, Minnesota Zoo’s Communications Manager, is currently in Namibia to help further the Zoo’s mission of connecting people, animals and the natural world to Read More


Community Rhino Rangers Gain Momentum

By Jeff Muntifering, Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist Greetings from Namibia, where in the Southern Hemisphere the days are getting shorter and colder but our efforts Read More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Zoo News|

Notes from the Field – Rhino Conservation

Greetings from “World’s End”, the field camp where I make my home in rugged northwestern Namibia!  I first arrived in Namibia in 2002, and have Read More

Friday, December 18, 2015|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

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 Read More


Can Safaris Help Save Rhino? – Part 1

Jeff Muntifering, Conservation Biologist at the Minnesota Zoo, is in Namibia where he works with the Namibian government, a local conservation organization (Save the Rhino Read More


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

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

 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 Read More

Tuesday, April 29, 2014|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|