Rhino Poaching does not stop

The Chief Executive Officer of South African National Parks (SANParks), Dr David Mabunda, announced that to date (2011) South Africa has lost 71 rhinos. 46 of them were killed in the Kruger National Park.

“This figure encompasses fresh and old carcasses which have been found in the various parks and nature reserves countrywide,” said Mabunda.

In the same period, 64 suspected poachers have been arrested. In 2010 South Africa lost 333 rhinos and arrested 164 suspected poachers.

2 Responses
  1. Chane Blignaut says:

    Hi my name is Chane,I am at Damelin College and I study Game Ranging and Lodge Management. I’m doing a portfolio and one of my questions are what did you do to try and stop poaching? I know you got the army but it would be great if I got some points? Thank you

    Kinf regards
    Chane
    082 797 2893

 

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