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25 rhinos relocated with Rhinos Without Borders

A quarter of the way to reaching their target, Rhinos Without Borders updates everyone on their latest relocation and wishes to thank everyone for making sure that rhino conservation isn’t just a conversation.

Spotted hyaena rescued from a poacher’s snare

Staff at Rhino River Lodge wait patiently for the chance to rescue a hyena that had been caught in a wire snare. Snares are a cruel and indiscriminate method of poaching, and are wreaking havoc in populations of endangered predators.

Rhino horn DNA testing in Vietnam

A new rapid DNA testing technique has been taught in Vietnam to aid enforcement officers in monitoring and prosecuting those responsible for trading rhino horn.

Poached rhinos finally have Zuma’s attention

This weekend was the first time that Zuma visited Kruger for the sole purpose of familiarising himself with the extent of rhino poaching and the efforts being undertaken to curb the massacre.

Top cop fingered in elephant poaching saga

A syndicate comprising police officers, Parks and Wildlife Management Authority rangers and Asians is behind the latest spate of elephant poaching in Hwange National Park.

Tanzania’s most wanted elephant poacher and ivory trafficker arrested

A major ringleader, who is also a supplier of weapons, ammunition and cars to poaching syndicates, is arrested. And with both ‘Shetani’ and the ‘Queen of Ivory’ now in custody, there is a chance to crack down on the international networks involved in the illegal trafficking of ivory.

Namibia’s poaching business

Since 2011, 230 elephants and more than 100 black rhinos have been reported as poached in Namibia, while the poaching of other animals such as lions and pangolins is also on the rise.