ARTICLES RELATING TO RHINO POACHING

SANParks ranger dies in 'accidental' shooting

2017-03-21 22:09

South African National Parks says one of its rangers died in an accidental shooting at Lower Sabie in the Kruger National Park.

Innovative Kruger Park surveillance technology stops poachers in their tracks

2017-03-16 18:53

Two weeks after its introduction, the Kruger National Park's wide range surveillance technology, the Meerkat, has managed to stop five out of nine detected rhino poaching incidents.

The big problem with legalising rhino horn sales

2017-03-15 08:23

While we've been spending our hard earned money to save the rhinos, our minister wants to allow the sale of their horn and put them into more danger than ever before, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

White rhino killed by poachers at French zoo

2017-03-07 21:19

Intruders at a French zoo have shot dead a white rhino and hacked off its horns in a grisly overnight poaching incident, police and the zoo say.

2 men to appear in court after attack on rhino sanctuary

2017-02-24 09:18

Two men who were arrested in connection with the attack on the Thula-Thula Rhino Orphanage in northern KwaZulu-Natal are expected to appear in court in Ermelo.

Chinese couple's rhino horn case rolled over

2017-02-01 20:12

Two Chinese nationals who returned to a restaurant to claim a backpack with processed rhino horn and ivory made a brief appearance in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

Wining, dining duo leave rhino horn behind

2017-01-31 11:56

Two Chinese nationals have been arrested after returning to a Hout Bay restaurant to get a backpack, which they forgot, containing processed rhino horn and ivory.

Alleged rhino poachers tracked down

2017-01-24 13:49

Three Mozambican men are expected to appear in a North West court after being arrested for allegedly killing a rhino and stealing its horn on a private game farm.

Limpopo rhino poaching case postponed

2017-01-09 16:38

The case against three men who were found in possession of a rhino horn in Limpopo has been postponed.

4 rhinos slaughtered on North West game farm

2016-12-26 12:08

Four rhinos have died a gruesome death in a boma on a private game farm in North West, police say.

 

Thais probe offical 'escort' for rhino horn smugglers

2017-03-17 16:04

Thailand is probing whether a senior justice official and two cops worked as meet-and-greeters for smugglers trying to traffic 21 rhino horns worth $500 000 through a Bangkok airport.

Thai customs seizes unusually large rhino horns

2017-03-15 13:59

Thai authorities say they have seized 21 unusually large rhino horns worth almost $5m that were smuggled from Ethiopia.

Despite poaching, SA plans for rhino horn trade

2017-03-12 16:20

South Africa is moving ahead with plans to allow a domestic trade and limited export of rhino horns, alarming many international conservationists who believe rhino will be more vulnerable to poachers.

Rhino poaching dips, stays above 10 000

2017-02-27 20:52

Poachers killed 1 054 rhino for their horns in 2016, a ten percent dip on a year earlier.

Chinese duo caught with rhino horn and ivory fined and deported

2017-02-03 10:20

Two Chinese nationals who returned to a Cape Town restaurant to claim a backpack containing processed rhino horn and ivory have each been given a suspended five-year jail term, the Hawks say.

6 rhino poaching suspects expected in court

2017-01-31 21:52

Six men arrested for alleged rhino poaching will appear in the KwaMsane Magistrate's Court.

Man arrested after 7 rhino tails, legs found in fridge

2017-01-29 10:08

A man has been arrested for the illegal hunting of specially protected wild animals after seven rhino were allegedly killed and dehorned on a farm in Lephalale late last year, Limpopo police say.

Limpopo rhino poaching suspects to remain in custody until bail hearing

2017-01-16 18:34

Three suspected rhino poachers from Limpopo will remain in custody until their bail hearing later this month.

Poaching 'escapade' goes wrong as man drops cellphone at crime scene - report

2017-01-04 12:03

A "poaching escapade" went wrong for a Zimbabwean man, 43, when he dropped his cellphone at a natural conservation park where he allegedly dehorned a rhinoceros worth $120 000, a report says.

Orphaned rhino calf recovering from gunshot wound

2016-12-13 10:49

A rhino calf has been found with a gunshot wound after its mother was poached more than a week ago at a game reserve in Mpumalanga.

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