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Kruger National Park to Protect Its Rhinoceroses


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- 2629 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Wildlife authorities in one of Africa's most popular national parks will no longer tell visitors where to find its rhinoceroses after an upsurge in poaching in recent months.



   

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Sue H (7)
Wednesday December 7, 2011, 2:52 pm
Good, but another better late than never situation.
 

Carol H (229)
Wednesday December 7, 2011, 3:54 pm
noted, thank you Cal
 

Philip H (474)
Wednesday December 7, 2011, 4:18 pm
They can try to protect them, but unless the economic incentives to poach aren't address, they are fighting a losing batter. The more a rhino horn can fetch on the black market, the more incentive those poachers have to keep on poaching.

The economics also need to be addressed.
 

Ellen m (215)
Wednesday December 7, 2011, 7:45 pm
Unless they've been allowing visiters in with guns, I think this is a waste of breath and time!
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday December 7, 2011, 8:01 pm
noted.
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday December 7, 2011, 8:15 pm
Noted again!
 

Danuta W (1251)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 1:06 am
noted
 

Annette O (24)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 4:37 am
Thanks Cal. Noted. I watch Kruger's live web cams and absolutely love watching the animals.
 

divergent revolution (309)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 7:03 am
NOTED,JUST A DROP IN THE BUCKET
A TINY BAND AID,ON A HUGE GAPING WOUND
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 8:48 am
hmmm. Maybe someone is starting to wake up that brain in their head. Hope more gets done.
 

Kari Knabe (14)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 8:55 am
Noted.
 

Cristina M (137)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 5:11 pm
At this point it looks like the headline should be "........ protect its rhino", with the alarming numbers of killed rhinos and the alarming numbers of rhinos left, very soon we'll be talking about the last rhino. Such a tragedy!
 

Vicky P (476)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 1:46 pm
noted
 
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