SAPS apprehends poachers in Kruger Park

Date: 23rd May 2014 22 May 2014 - SANParks congratulated the SAPS who intercepted a group of suspected poachers who were on their way to the iconic Kruger National Park, possibly to illegally hunt rhino. The suspect’s vehicle was spotted by the SAPS on…Read More

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WARNING TO POACHERS: RHINO HORN INFUSION AND POISENING AT THULA THULA THULA THULA GAME RESERVE is the very first privately owned game reserve in Kwa-Zulu-Natal to take the unprecedented step of infusing our rhino horns. To face the harsh reality of the…Read More

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MEDIA STATEMENT 18 July 2013 RHINO POACHING UPDATE The total number of rhino poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year has increased to 488 with 142 alleged poachers being arrested. The Kruger National Park has borne the brunt of…Read More

Three men have been jailed for five years each for rhino poaching in Polokwane, Limpopo police said on Thursday.

Mozambican nationals Augustus Nkuna, Foster Nyoni, and Manyanga Shiringa were sentenced on Wednesday by the Makhado Regional Court, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said. "The trio were also handed a 12-month suspended sentence." They were arrested in May last…Read More

Attempts have been made to deter rhino poachers. But the consumers of the horn must also be targeted because they are the ones driving demand

What do gold, platinum and rhino horn have in ­common? They are among the most expensive materials in the world – and rhino horn is the leader of the group. In late 2011, according to National Geographic, the street price of rhino horn in Vietnam was…Read More

Shocking 2013 rhino stats released

Johannesburg - Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa and Mozambican Tourism Minister Carvalho Muaria plan to take concrete action to combat rhino poaching, but the figures highlight the brazen disregard poachers continue to have. SANParks released…Read More
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