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Zimbabwe: Four White Rhinos Poached On New Year's Day

Animals  (tags: wildlife, slaughter, killing, endangered, cruelty )

- 1961 days ago -
Four white rhinos were on New Year's Day poached at Thertford Estate in Mazowe.

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Teresa W (782)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 5:50 am

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 7:36 am
Tragic. Noted, thanks Jill.

P A (117)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 7:55 am
Awful, awful news.

Alice C (1797)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 9:35 am
White rhinos need better protection from poachers. This is insane and can't continue : (

Ruth C (87)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 1:01 pm
Whoever killed them may God grant them no more no less what they deserve.

Mary T (178)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 2:45 pm
Horrible news.

Evelyn B (79)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 4:56 pm
Noted Tks. Jill.... This is disgusting and sooo horrible... It's time to shoot Poachers make them the hunted..

Danuta W (1249)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:18 am

Tanya W (65)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:44 am
Sadly noted. There needs to be harsher penalties, better resources to manage & protect the rhinos as well as to chase down the low llfes that commit these abysmal acts of violence.

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:55 am
noted, very sad

janet f (29)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:41 am
I don't even know what to say. Four animals in one day is beyond tragic.

Giana P (398)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:49 am
Disgusting horrific bastards! There is not much more to say to this!

Gysele van Santen (213)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:56 am
that's a really effed up way to start the new year. no respect for life. may the poachers & ppl buying the products reap what they sow.

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:07 am
Please help these poor animals

Ellen m (215)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:46 am
And the fact that they even bother to put a monetary value on these animals speaks volumes.
Maybe it is time for the UN to step in?

Waltraud U (85)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 5:18 am

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 6:16 am
Sadly noted

Christeen A (368)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:23 am
I am quite saddened by this news.

Chrissie H (23)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:15 am
Why isn't more done to protect endangered animals from being slaughtered by poachers'whose only motive is greed? The authorities know they should protect them but do little or nothing to prevent it and so it keeps happening. Absolutely shocking!

janet stothers (16)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:26 am
this is why automatic guns should be banned NOTHING OF ANY GOOD EVER COMES FROM THEM EXCEPT DEATH

janet stothers (16)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:28 am

James Merit (144)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:44 pm
Heartbreaking news.

Süheyla C (234)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:49 pm

Natalie V (27)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:35 pm
sadly noted

Kim O (396)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:46 pm
What a shitty way to start a fresh year off. Once again, the only way to stop this is to put a huge bounty out on the poachers. Live by the gun, die by the gun. Thanks Jill. Let's hope maybe this year some help comes to the rhinos.

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:11 pm
Those that takes someone else's life needs to be hanged! A waste of life! Thanks Jill.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:58 am

Engele van Zyl (38)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 12:48 am
noted and shared. when will the poaching ever stop.
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