Jeffrey Gettleman IN 30 YEARS of fighting poachers, Paul Onyango had never seen anything like this.
Andrew Darby in Hobart Three Tasmanian big-game hunters have been charged with poaching offences after being arrested deep in the mountains of Idaho.
David Smith A surge in trafficking of baby gorillas is posing a fresh risk to the endangered species in the Democratic Republic of Congo, wildlife officials have warned.
Anne Davies A pair of rhino horns mounted on a wooden plinth has sold for $92,500 in Sydney surprising the staff at auction house Lawsons.
Tim Barlass They are the ugly stories that sum up animal trafficking.
Peter Hannam Ministers will no longer be forced to consider formal conservation advice for endangered species in projects approved before the end of this year, under changes to the national environment law agreed...
President Barack Obama launches an initiative in Tanzania aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking and curbing widespread poaching of rhinos and elephants in Africa.
Bridie Smith Results have confirmed that Rigo, one of Melbourne Zoo's most popular residents, died of heart failure.
Kerry Sheridan Protecting endangered species requires patience, lots of money and some tough decisions
Hidden cameras have captured images of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino on the Indonesian part of Borneo island, where it was thought to have long ago died out, the WWF said on Wednesday.
Aislinn Laing The last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique have been wiped out by poachers apparently working in cahoots with the game rangers responsible for protecting them.
Anthony Ham The battle to save the African rhinoceros has all the ingredients for a Hollywood thriller. There are armed baddies with good guys in hot pursuit. There is a hint of glamour.
Melissa Davey After a 14-month gestation period marred by illness, a White Rhinoceros at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Mopani, has given birth to a male calf.
Andrew Darby In a landmark study, the US-based wild cat conservation organisation Panthera and the Snow Leopard Trust achieved a breakthrough by tracking down, and entering, two active snow leopard dens.
Andrew Darby Australian vet joins researchers tracking top predator and wildlife icon of central Asia's mountain ranges.
Jessica Aldred The world's population of mountain gorillas has risen more than 10 per cent in two years, census figures show.
HANOI - From a devilish-looking bat to a frog that sings like a bird, scientists have identified 126 new species in the Greater Mekong area, the WWF says in a new report detailing discoveries in 2011.
A Thai policeman has been arrested after he was caught trying to smuggle 20 elephant tusks, officials say.
Bridie Smith RHINOS could become extinct in the wild within two decades, according to researchers who point to the illegal trade of the animal's horn as the main threat.
Conservationists have urged Google to remove thousands of ads promoting products made from endangered whales and elephants.