Most of the ivory and rhino horn taken from animals slaughtered by poachers is sold to people in China and other countries in East Asia.
The folks at WildAid are confident that, by convincing these people to stop buying such products, they will throw poachers off theirgame and thus save elephants and rhinos from being hunted to extinction.
To achieve this goal, the organization has launched a new green-oriented campaign by the name “Say No to Ivory and Rhino Horn.”...
Manitou Messenger Safari club auctions hunting permit to save rhinos Manitou Messenger The huge public reaction is no surprise, given that the club intends to raise money by auctioning off a permit to hunt (and kill) one of the endangered black...
Sabine Anderson's insight:
Is this another Safari club? How can people do this????
Firstpost Poachers kill rhino, calf in Assam taking toll to 41 Firstpost Guwahati: Two one-horned rhinoceros were killed and their horns removed by poachers in Assam's Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, taking the total number of rhinos killed in...
RedOrbit Conservation Controversy: Hunting Black Rhinos To Save Them RedOrbit Black rhinos are widely considered an endangered species, and according to the World Wildlife Fund, there are only about 4,800 left alive in the African wild.
Two can play the poisoning game - poachers poison animals to get their hands on horn or ivory but now poisons are being used in the fight back by conservationists.
On the Plumari Game Reserve, in the Magaliesberg, 45 minutes northwest of Johannesburg, the six surviving rhino were yesterday darted with a sedative and their horns infused with poison.....
Lorinda Hern, co-founder of the Rhino Rescue Project, said more than 200 rhino horns had been poisoned in this way in South Africa.
"If someone were to inhale too many of these compounds [injected into the horn], ingest them or handle large quantities of horn, they would start to [experience] nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and perhaps nerve damage," she said.
If a large amount of horn were consumed it could prove lethal....
If this is the only way then so be it! Poachers don't have limits and just kill, kill and kill till there is nothing more to kill! So we as caring people have to do what needs to be done! Well Done, Plumari Game Reserve! Enough is NOW enough!
NDTV 2 more rhinos killed in Orang Calcutta Telegraph Jorhat, Nov. 10: Exactly a week after a rhino was killed at Orang National Park, poachers shot dead two more rhinos — a female and her calf — at the smallest national park in Assam last evening.
Daily News Suspected Poachers Caught With 700 Elephant Tusks Paw Nation Police and wildlife officers have cracked down on suspected poachers amid a surge of killings of elephant and rhino in the east African nation, operating under what was...
Yes, crises levels have been reached but why.......because the governments are not listening to the thousands of people asking for poachers to be shot and for the fence along the KNP to be re-erected! Please sign my petition and help me to get the SA government to acknowledge this!
Zoo Atlanta names new baby rhino WSB Atlanta The name 'Jabari' exemplifies those traits, as well as the fortitude and hope of the zoological community as we work to ensure that rhinos don't become extinct on our watch,” said Raymond B.
defenceWeb Fighting back against rhino poachers - in the bush and in court defenceWeb More than 800 rhino killed so far this year More suspected rhino poachers have been arrested so far this year than were taken into custody for the whole of last...
Ecorazzi Texas hunters to auction permit to kill black rhino Phys.Org "First and foremost, this is about saving the black rhino," said Ben Carter, executive director of the Dallas Safari Club, which is hosting the auction early next year.
Sabine Anderson's insight:
How much money could we raise if we auctioned a permit to shoot the hunter? One dead Rhino is too much, why do these poor animals have to go through so much trauma to satisfy some multi millionaires sick pride to show off to his rich and equally sick friends? Why don't these rich bastards put their money where their mouth is and donate the money they would have spent at the auction to a worthy anti poaching team or SAN Parks, who are doing a fantastic job without any funding! They are the most dedicated bunch of people and I would if I could support you!
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