The greater one-horned rhino may look like a tough customer. Weighing up to 6,600 pounds and shielded by natural armor with that signature unicorn horn, these powerful pachyderms certainly do appear to be invincible.
In reality, though, the species is on shaky ground. Hunted nearly to extinction for the medicinal properties of their horns, greater one-horned rhinos now number just over 3,300 in the wild. With your symbolic adoption a plush rhino, you’re helping us to continue providing world-class care for Tensing and baby Joona—and protecting their counterparts in the wild, too.