8 rhino carcasses found in Kruger Park
Mbombela - Eight rhino carcasses have been found in the Kruger National Park, SA National Parks said on Wednesday.
"Yesterday [Tuesday] on patrol, eight rhino carcasses were found. Three carcasses were found in Lower Sabie and five in the Pretoriuskop section of the park," said spokesperson Reynold Thakhuli.
He said all the carcasses were of adults which had been shot and dehorned.
"They [officials] are busy with investigations now although there are a few leads they are working on as we speak," said Thakhuli.
Last year, about 443 rhino were killed for their horns, with 333 killed in 2010.