Rhino Poaching Attack in South Africa

A poaching attack on three rhino in southern South Africa in early March has shocked teams at a game reserve there. White rhino are listed as “near threatened” by the global conservation authority IUCN.

GRAPHIC: Rhino Poaching Shocks South African Reserve

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Chinmayee Jog
Chinmayee Jog5 years ago

Poaching is horrible, and all poachers should be killed on sight.

The following link is a lovely and very necessary project that is being put into place to prevent poaching against rhinos in Africa, however they have a deadline in order to collect all the necessary funds, so please donate - even a small amount will make a difference!! Plus each donation comes with a gift sent to you depending on the amount!


Danuta Watola
Danuta W5 years ago


Allan Booyjzsen
Allan Booyjzsen5 years ago

I still think that if all Rhinos had there horns poisoned it would soon scare the users off and cut the demand once the users start dying. Experiments have been carried out in South Africa at private Reserves and the Rhinos were not affected at all.

Patricia Hughes
Patricia Hughes5 years ago

Sign petition:


Lynn C.
Lynn C5 years ago

What a sad sad world we are creating.

Lin Moy
Lin M5 years ago

I know some one who has signed up to go there to help. Now I know why they want to go.

Deborah W.
Deborah W5 years ago

Heavy bounty for each poacher body brought in, repaid in part by the cash fines levied on those poachers only wounded.

Dry up the market and customers like supermode Elle MacPherson will disappear (in answer to Fred L comment).

Ruth S.
Ruth C5 years ago

Poachers deserve to have their hands chopped off, an eye for an eye!!

Brian Hamilton
Brian Hamilton5 years ago

Poaching of any animal needs to be stopped. Very lengthy jail time or very heavy fines should be imposed. i dont condone shooting poachers which is kinda hypocritical.

Pradip Chavda
Pradip Chavda5 years ago

Pity that no issues has been taken on Indian One Horn Rhino.