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South Africa: Update On Rhino Poaching

Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, slaughter, sadness, killed, cruelty, animals )

- 876 days ago -
A rhino had to be euthanised in the Kruger National Park after she was badly mutilated by poachers a day after a SA Air Force helicopter crashed in the Park claiming the lives of all five soldiers on board.

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Christeen Anderson (654)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 9:44 am
The poachers must be stopped. Thank you.

David C. (236)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 9:59 am
horrible....wonder what the poachers would think if this was happening to their family or friends.

LaurenAWAY Kozen (175)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:46 pm
Sadly Noted. I agree, these poachers need to be stopped. Thanks Jill.

Danuta Watola (1239)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:36 am

ellen m. (220)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:51 am
The reduction in the number of arrests can be attributed to the fact that the case against nine alleged poachers arrested near Lephalale in March has been withdrawn in the local Magistrate's Court.

I wonder what made them dismiss these cases....oh yeah, bribery, a little money in the right hands.

This is why they should shoot these POS on sight.

Let's face it, they know these are not your run of the mill tourists in a National Park... You'd think the automatic rifles, knives and machetes would be a good giveaway.
Apparently not. What are they afraid of, a lawsuit by the scum that hired them?!

Mary T. (185)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:10 pm
Ellen are you being jaded again along with me.Thanks Jill, terrible news.

Danielle M. (49)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:52 pm
Kruger is designated for the health and welfare of some of our most endangered animals...what a huge tragedy yet again to read such reports. On the flip side actions are being taken and people are stepping up to stop the poachers. Why can't humans understand that the $ doesn't leave a legacy but it's what we do in this life that lives on!! Thank You for sharing, duly noted!!

Sandra patterson (59)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:14 pm
noted,thank you

. (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 1:57 am
noted,thank you

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 2:20 am
Sadly noted.

VĂ©ronique L. (209)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 2:32 am
Sadly noted Jill...

Nils Anders Lunde (604)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 4:57 am
We allredy have a lots of intelligence in all countrys, maby the time has come to use some of that in this cases and others instead of using it on people who just want to live in peace and harmony?

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:52 am
They should realize that soldiers are dieing when handing out sentence.

June M. (123)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 9:30 am
thanks for posting Jill

Evelyn B. (79)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 11:19 am
Noted Tks. Jill.... Poachers need to be dropped where they stand....

Kim O. (398)
Monday April 15, 2013, 10:53 pm
Noted with a frown. Thanks Jill
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