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South Africa dehorns dozens of rhinos to prevent lockdown poaching surge

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South Africa has dehorned dozens of rhinos in three popular game parks, aiming to prevent armed poachers taking advantage of the post-COVID-19 crash in...

Hensoldt celebrates three years of protecting world’s largest rhino conservancy

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Hensoldt South Africa has celebrated three years of protecting the world’s largest rhino conservancy with zero poaching incidents, with the company’s technologies keeping 1...

Poachers fatally wounded in the Kruger Park

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A suspected rhino poacher has been arrested and two killed in a contact with rangers in the Kruger National Park (KNP). SANParks said the suspect...

South Africa’s rhino poaching numbers decrease

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South African Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy has said efforts to save the rhino are paying off as poaching numbers decrease, with...

SANParks welcomes first Mozambican rhino poaching conviction in over a decade

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The South African National Parks (SANParks) has congratulated the Justice Department in Mozambique for successfully convicting and sentencing two poachers for killing two rhinos...

Rhino poaching arrests in Kruger

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Three hundred and sixty-six arrests in connection with rhino poaching were made in the iconic Kruger National Park in the 18 month period ending...

SANParks welcomes heavy sentence for rhino poacher

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the heavy sentence handed out to a poacher caught in the Kruger National Park in 2015, who...

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns and seven tiger carcasses

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Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates,...

Nine suspected poachers apprehended in Kruger

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Nine suspected poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park, with weapons and poaching tools recovered. SANParks on 24 July said the arrests took...

SANParks and Kruger partners work to minimise impact of rhino poaching

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South African National Parks (SANParks) and conservation partners in the Greater Kruger Region are collaboratively implementing a range of interventions as part of an...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...