Munu, an endangered black rhinoceros, needs to be watched 24/7. Thermal cameras do the job.
Nothing ever comes free.
Fears that illegal elephant tusks are being peddled as mammoth parts have some experts seeking protections for the extinct animal.
Canines can detect poachers' contraband, but the job puts them in danger.
Plant scans are beautiful images—and important scientific documents.
Poaching may be a bigger threat than the state thought
Poaching in China is out of control
But will that actually help protect it?
Survey confirms the damage wrought by poaching
10 innovative ways to stop wildlife crime
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