An Indian tiger looks out from a camouflaged cover in the Ranthambhore National Park. (March 2000 file photo.)
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
May 23, 2012 To protect the endangered animals, forest guards have been given the go-ahead to use lethal force if necessary. One minister has told rangers to "shoot at sight."
A rhino dangling from a helicopter is transported to a safer home.
November 9, 2011 Researchers use a new, gentler technique to transport 19 rhinos out of a poacher-plagued region in South Africa.
July 19, 2010 S. African rhino deaths from poaching increase.
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