Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, is optimistic about winning the rhino wars and says success will depend on combining forces and strategies.
Ace the Rhino will work closely with Stop Rhino Poaching and SANParks to educate South Africans and to rally the country’s support regarding this horrific issue.
Pangolins are covered in tough, overlapping scales which assist in protecting them when they are threatened as they are able to quickly roll themselves up into a tight defensive ball.
The doomed animal actually came closer, having known Ngwenya and being used to humans. “It was like shooting a dog which had been eating from your hand
Visibly moved, Jewell – co-chairman of President Barack Obama’s task force on wildlife trafficking – reaffirmed her country’s steadfast commitment to help South Africa fight “the scourge” of poaching.
People are hungry. Most of them didn’t go there for fun they went there for food, while some took the meat to sell so they can make money
Hy is hoopvol dat dit ‘n stap in die regte rigting is om renosterstropery uiteindelik te bekamp en glo dit baan die weg om die internasionale verbod óók te lig. Cites hou later hierdie jaar ‘n konferensie daaroor in Johannesburg
Taking into account the above interventions, I am today pleased to announce that for the first time in a decade – the poaching situation has stabilized
During the incident one poacher was fatally wounded, two were also wounded and arrested.
Killer’s sense of smell is absolutely amazing at tracking people. He makes us more successful and increases our arrest rate. All of our dogs carry out incredible work on a daily basis, but Killer stands out for his tenacity and dedication so I’m enormously proud that he has received the PDSA Gold Medal
South Africa does not have a market for rhino horn domestically and the opening of trade locally will only lead to the smuggling of rhino horn, by criminal syndicates, into the black market in Vietnam and China