Two rhino killed in Mahikeng

2012-11-07 15:52
Two rhino have been killed at the Mahikeng Game Reserve. (AP)

Two rhino have been killed at the Mahikeng Game Reserve. (AP)

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Mahikeng - Two rhino were killed at the Mahikeng Game Reserve on Wednesday, said officials.

"A mother and its calf were found dead," said spokesperson Dinah Ranganka.

The cow had its horns hacked off, while the calf was not dehorned. The two were found just metres from a main road.

This was the first poaching at the reserve this year, but around 60 rhino have been killed in the North West in 2012.
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