South Africa: Number of Rhinos Poached Rises to 210


The number of rhinos poached since the beginning of the year has risen to 210 according to the Department of Environmental Affairs.

Removing the horn of a rhino to make it less appealing to poachers.

  • South Africa:  Country Considering Rhino Horn Trade - Molewa

    South African Press Association, 2 May 2012

    South Africa is considering whether to approach the international community with a proposal to trade in rhino horn, Environment Minister Edna Molewa told MPs on Wednesday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Fight Against Rhino Poaching Requires Joint Initiatives

    BuaNews, 2 May 2012

    Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says the fight against rhino poaching requires joint initiatives from all South Africans. read more »

  • South Africa:  Rhino Poaching Still On the Rise

    BuaNews, 30 April 2012

    South Africa has lost a total of 199 rhinos due to illegal rhino poaching since the beginning of the year. read more »

  • South Africa:  World Wildlife Fund Unhappy With Delays in Rhino Poaching Case

    New Era, 30 April 2012

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is unhappy about the latest delays in the South African rhino poachers' court case. read more »

  • South Africa:  Two Killed in Rhino Poaching Clash

    South African Press Association, 29 April 2012

    A policeman and a game ranger have been shot and killed in the Kruger National Park, police said on Sunday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Govt., U.S Fight Against Rhino Poaching

    BuaNews, 20 April 2012

    Officials have once again appealed to the public to help fight the scourge of rhino poaching in South Africa. read more »

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