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Four South Africa Game Park Staff Arrested Over Rhino Poaching


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- 2637 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Four staff members at South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park have been arrested on suspicion of killing rhinos and selling their horns to criminal syndicates the park service said



   

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Danuta W (1251)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 3:05 am
Thank for sharing.
 

Carol H (229)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 3:57 am
noted with disgust, thanks Cal
 

Jill Vickerman (416)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 4:58 am
I hope they weed them all out!!! talk about a Trojan horse!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:15 am
Thanks for the information.
 

Annette O (24)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:23 am
We will never save our endangered animals as long as people like this are hired to save them.
 

pam w (139)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 10:33 am
We will never save endangered species until we eliminate the poverty which drives smuggling.

 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 11:52 am
If they are guilty they should be mutilated and left alone to bleed out! Then they should do that to everyone else involved in poaching, poaching will be over not long after they start doing that!
 

Patricia E G (52)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 12:15 pm
The poverty situation is so bleak for many Africans.
They have turned to poaching instead of starving.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.

Thank you Cal
 

Svetlana B (21)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 3:54 pm
Noted, thanks
 

Nicole W (646)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 4:00 pm
thank you Cal!
 

Martin S (0)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 4:08 pm
They should receive the death penalty.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 4:24 pm
Good!
 

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 4:51 pm
Noted,glad they nabbed them but many more need captured. x
 

David C (75)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:32 pm
how sad......horrible....inhumane.....
 

Anne Settanni (152)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:52 pm
the comments here all make sense-we can't solve one problem without the other!
 

Virginia Esquer (10)
Friday March 2, 2012, 12:38 am
well i guess we are making some progress in saving wild and endangered species, it will take more effort to save all.
 

W. C (7)
Friday March 2, 2012, 12:40 am
Sadly note, thank you.
 

ELENA AKASHA (20)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:54 am
arrested on suspicion only????i hope they get the names behind the business of this sick,cruel trade!Only those high authorities can stop people from buying rhino horn ... Their people won’t listen to outsiders.... The Vietnamese and Chinese governments (must) condemn it, and categorically state that (rhino horn) is not a cure for (any) sickness.

 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 7:44 am
Noted, thanks for info.
 

Donna Hamilton (159)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:09 am
Noted. If they prove their guilt, I hope they shoot them.
 

Sandi C (91)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:12 am
GLAD THEIR CAUGHT, NOW FIND THE REST!
 

paula eaton (30)
Friday March 2, 2012, 1:04 pm
Throw away the keys on these greedy monsters.
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 6:48 am
I'm glad they were caught!
 
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