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The Rhino That Should Have Never Been Born: Photographer and filmmaker Adrian Steirn captures the miracle of life in the face of illegal poaching and extinction

The Rhino That Should Have Never Been Born

Cape Town-based filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn is no stranger to working with icons. The Australian-born Steirn is known equally for his timeless wildlife images as he is his award-winning portraits of world leaders and cultural figures……

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks : Joan Rivers’ inimitable humor, Max Lamb’s London home, a Sumatran rhino birth and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks


1. Joan Rivers’ 10 Best Jokes The world of comedy has lost yet another pioneer with this week’s passing of the beloved (and often controversial) Joan Rivers. The Brooklyn-born stand-up artist’s storied career spans over six decades and includes almost every title in…

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Microchip implants could stop rhino poaching

Kenya is planting a microchip in the horn of every rhinoceros within its borders, as part of a bold plan to crack down on poaching. The WWF has provided the country with more than 1,000 microchips and five scanners, which will allow officials to track Kenya’s fragile rhino populations, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a statement this week.

The idea is that tracking each rhino will allow authorities to monitor the animals more closely, while supporting anti-poaching and trafficking measures. Officials hope this surveillance will further deter poachers from slaughtering rhinos, which, like elephants, have been targeted for their ivory horns.

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Rhino Rig: A modular, shoulder-mounted system for mobile filming

Rhino Rig


As filmmaking becomes more accessible, the need for equally accessible and mobile professional quality equipment is evident. While there are shooting systems available, few seem as comprehensive and innovative as the Rhino Rig, a modular system…

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