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Five rhino poachers who were wanted for cases in Kwazulu-Natal have been arrested in Hazyview, Mpumalanga, police say.
Civilian anti-poaching forces, armed with guns, helicopters, bulletproof vests, and night-vision goggles, are fighting back against the poachers.
A Tanzanian man has been arrested after authorities found a stash of ivory buried under his house, estimated to come from around 117 elephants, authorities say.
While 366 alleged rhino poachers were arrested in the Kruger National Park since the start of last year, 472 white rhinos were poached in the park between April 1, 2018, and July 31, 2019.
Rhinos, elephants benefiting from anti-poaching crackdown on organised criminal networks.
Two suspected rhino poachers have died after their car overturned while trying to escape from game rangers in Zimbabwe.
A senior pastor at the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church, which is led by embattled self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri, appeared in a Limpopo court.
Six of the suspected poachers who stormed a farm in KwaZulu-Natal and shot a security guard and a dog have been arrested, police say.
Four suspected abalone poachers are to appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court soon, after they were caught with the loot estimated at R1m.
A Chinese national is expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court after R2m worth of abalone was seized at a warehouse, Western Cape police say.
Porous borders, lax law enforcement, corruption and one of Africa's biggest ports has helped criminal networks in Nigeria corner most of the African trade in pangolins, considered to be the world's most trafficked mammal.
An employee of SANParks has been arrested for being in possession of abalone worth more than R300 000.
A Mpumalanga man caught in possession of a young adult pangolin in a drum at his house, has been jailed for eight years.
The SA National Parks is relieved that one of its star tracker dogs was found after disappearing during an armed skirmish with poachers he had sniffed out in the Kruger National Park.
Two Kruger National Park staff members are expected to appear in the Skukuza Magistrate's Court in connection with the theft of rhino horns.
Is it the lion? Is it the crocodile? Or is it the lumbering two-ton hippo? Turns out, it’s none of them.
A popular Pretoria pastor is in police custody in Limpopo after he and three other men were arrested on allegations of attempting to poach wild animals in Limpopo.
The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned.
Rhino Rescue Project has infused 700 horns with the toxins and has since lost only 2 rhinos to poachers.
Wildlife trafficking is the world's second largest black market, and there's one animal that's trafficked more than any other.
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