Poachers hit Golden Gate

2013-10-31 18:28

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Cape Town - One of the Free State's natural jewels, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, has not proved immune to the poaching pestilence that has swept South African game reserves.

"Rangers are deployed strategically in outposts within the park to conduct daily patrols and to facilitate a rapid reaction capability."

The 50-year-old park, which is managed by SA National Parks, derives its name from the rich colours of its sunlit sandstone cliffs.

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