SOS Rhino

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SOS Rhino "is a non-profit, international foundation dedicated to preserving the five rhinoceros species in their natural habitats. Our conservation programs combine research, education, marketing and advocacy, all working collectively to achieve sustainable results...

"SOS Rhino research programs have been funded by the MacArthur Foundation, the Institute of Museum Services, the Milwaukee County Zoo and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife. Our researchers are consultants for zoos, institutions and governments in the United States and around the world, including such countries as Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, India, and Australia.

"SOS Rhino is affiliated with numerous professional organizations such as Taxonomic Advisory Group for Rhinos (TAG), Asian Rhino Specialist Group (AsRSG), American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)." [1]

Founded in 1997 by Nan Schaffer.



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  1. About, SOS Rhino, accessed June 25, 2009.