Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, the beasts again are on the brink of vanishing from the country by poachers seeking their horns for sale in Asia. Full story
Retired US Navy Seal Rob Roy and U.S. Army Green Beret “OZ” join MSNBC’s Alex Witt to discuss their involvement in an operation to protect rhinos from poachers trying to obtain the valuable rhino horn.
Former Navy SEAL Craig Sawyer and Oz, a Green Beret, are part of a unit in South Africa that help protect rhinos in Kruger National Park. Their efforts were also captured in the new Animal Planet 3-part series "Battleground: Rhino Wars," and they join Morning Joe to discuss.
NBC reporter Kerry Sanders has been pushed around on assignments before, but never by a rhinoceros. Sanders was reporting on the value of rhino horns on the black market when the animal decided to give him a push.
A southern white rhino has become the latest addition to the San Diego Zoo. TODAY.com's Alex Witt reports.
Rhinoceroses are losing their fight for survival as they are slaughtered for their valuable horns. A new Animal Planet show, “Battleground: Rhino Wars,” follows former and current members of US Special Forces who are defending endangered rhinos. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.
epa03709481 A handout image released on 21 May 2013 by the Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, some 400 km west of Sydney, Australia, shows an as yet unnamed male White Rhinoceros calf, and his mother Mopani, which was born on 14 May 2013. The zoo hails this as great achievement, providing hope for
Workers perform a post-mortem on the carcass of a rhino after it was killed for its horn by poachers, at the Kruger national park in Mpumalanga province, in this September 14, 2011 file photograph. South Africa, home to almost all rhinos on the continent, has deployed its military, diplomats and pol
The carcass of a rhino is seen after it was killed for its horn by poachers at the Kruger national park, in Mpumalanga province in this September 14, 2011 file photograph. South Africa, home to almost all rhinos on the continent, has deployed its military, diplomats and police to protect the animals
epa03614843 Three month old greater one-horned rhino Jamil follows the example of his mum Behan with a lazy sunny snooze at Whipsnade Zoo, north of London 7 March 2013. Photo made available by Whipsnade 8 March. EPA/ZSL WHIPSNADE EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES