On the 21/02/2017 poachers stormed into Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage, a refuge and rehabilitation centre for rhinos who have lost their families to poaching and shot two 18-month-old white rhinos, Impy and Gugu. Both rhinos had their horns removed!
In Gyeonggi Province there are countless dog farms, slaughterhouses, markets and restaurants where the dogs, who are tortured their entire lives, end up being slaughtered in the most inhumane ways, such as by electrocution, hanging or beating
We feel certain that the California authorities would have hesitated to form such a Friendship State relationship had they known about the aberrant and cruel practices routinely carried out in the dog and cat meat trades in Gyeonggi Province
Send a message to Governor Ben Ayade to thank him for dropping the destructive 12 mile buffer and to urge him to reroute the superhighway to save the rainforest for the gorillas, elephants and other species who call it home.