20 white rhino sold for R7,24?mln

2013-09-18 00:00

EZEMVELO on Monday sold 20 white rhino for close to R7,24 million at its second auction.

Spokesperson Musa Mntambo said the average price for a white rhino was almost R100 000 higher than what bidders had paid at the first auction in May this year.

Forty rhino were sold in May for about R10 million. This means Ezemvelo has received R17,24 million for 60 of its white rhino.

Five hippos and five lions were sold for R9 000 each, while seven buffalo each fetched R26 000.

The total income from Monday’s auction was just over R8 million.

The two auctions have raised more than R38,6 million for Ezemvelo this year.

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