Auction: rhinos fetch over R3?mln

2010-09-20 00:00

EZEMVELO KZN Wildlife (EKZNW) has sold 20 white rhinos at its annual auction for a total of R3 472 000.

EKZNW media spokesperson Jeff Gaisford said the proceeds from three of the rhinos sold will go towards rhino security measures, and the income from another two rhinos will go into the Community Trust.

The average price fetched by the rhino was R182 000, while the top price paid for a rhino was R235 000. EKZNW also sold six hippos for R33 000 each and 55 buffalo at an average price of R27 000 each.

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