EXTRACT | Saving the last rhinos: The life of a frontline conservationist

2019-11-22 13:00

A goat to both Zulu and Xhosa tribes is more than just a sturdy animal uniquely adapted to the harshness of this continent. It is a mystical creature used in rituals and ceremonies.

Shocking must-see videos of SA wildlife - from hippos flattening cars to lions popping tyres

The founder of a massive wildflife YouTube channel shares his favourite videos.

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WATCH: Rhino rams vehicle in safari park

2018-08-04 12:01

When a rhino takes an interest in your SUV it's time to move on, as these visitors to a safari park in Mexico discovered.

WATCH: New hi-tech project halts rhino poaching in private reserve

A South African reserve has all but ended rhino poaching with the help of state-of-the-art technology. Watch.

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The world's last male northern white rhino has died

2018-03-20 12:19

Sudan the rhino was the last male left of his species.

MTN and IBM harness smart collars to save rhinos

2017-09-19 21:02

Computer company IBM and mobile network MTN have collaborated to create smart collars that they hope will help stop the poaching of rhinos in South Africa.

Live white rhino horn trade scenario – why prices would rise 900%

2016-10-03 15:18

Change the resource economics, and the associated value judgment made by the potential poacher changes forever too, says a conservation expert.

Are SA rhino calves being exported to Thailand?

2016-08-25 07:18

A permit appears to have been granted for eight South African rhino calves to be exported to a zoo in Thailand, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Tech firms help SA nab rhino poachers

2016-04-22 16:02

South Africa is using technology to keep poachers away from rhinos by tracking people moving in and out of a game reserve near Kruger National Park - whether it be by landing a helicopter, cutting through a fence or driving past the gate.


Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos

2019-08-25 14:54

Scientists in Kenya say the northern white rhino is one step away from being saved from extinction.

Woman with 2 rhino horns in her car arrested in Bedfordview

2019-04-18 08:49

A woman will appear in the Germiston Regional Court after she was caught with two rhino horns inside her vehicle in Bedfordview

WATCH: How rhino droppings could help save species from extinction

2018-08-31 20:01

"Saving species with faeces". That's the name of a new initiative aimed at preventing global extinction of threatened species.

WATCH: Critically endangered baby black rhino born at Chester Zoo

2018-08-02 18:57

A critically endangered Eastern black Rhino has been born at Chester Zoo in front of amazed visitors.

A game reserve bordering the Kruger built a high-tech fortress the size of a major city – and reduced poaching by 96%

2018-05-09 06:11

Almost the size of Pretoria, this 62,000 hectare private reserve on the border with Kruger National Park has upped its game against poaching with biometrics, sniffer dogs, and a huge WiFi zone.

Health of world's last male northern white rhino in decline

2018-03-03 11:51

The health of the world's last male northern white rhino is deteriorating and minders say his "future is not looking bright".

Mercedes, rhino horn and rifles parts seized in SAPS operation

2017-07-02 22:59

A national task team set up to combat rhino poaching around the country has arrested a Hazyview couple in KwaZulu-Natal for illegal possession of a rhino horn, rifle parts and ammunition.

How the Kruger spent R250m on anti-poaching

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Tala Private Game Reserve dehorns its rhinos to deter poachers

2016-06-22 09:45

With the dehorning of rhinos allegedly reducing poaching incidents, Tala Private Game Reserve took the leap and dehorned four of their rhinos on Tuesday.

SA backs down from proposing legal trade in rhino horn

2016-04-21 13:55

South Africa has dumped its proposal to legalise the international trade in rhino horns, cabinet has announced.

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