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KWS Launches Hunt for Rhino Poachers - AllAfrica.com

KWS Launches Hunt for Rhino Poachers - AllAfrica.com | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
KWS Launches Hunt for Rhino Poachers
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THE Kenya Wildlife Service is worried by the rate at which poachers are killing elephants and rhinos.
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Poaching cop in court - iAfrica.com

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Poaching cop in court
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An investigating officer in a rhino poaching case appeared in the Phalaborwa Magistrate's Court in Limpopo on Friday, the Hawks said.
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UN Report Links Elephant Poaching to Terrorism, Weapons Proliferation - Nature World News

UN Report Links Elephant Poaching to Terrorism, Weapons Proliferation - Nature World News | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Nature World News UN Report Links Elephant Poaching to Terrorism, Weapons Proliferation Nature World News Amid intensifying threats to regional peace and security brought by Central Africa's heavily-armed elephant poaching gangs, the United Nations...
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Kenya significantly increases fines and jail time for poachers - Treehugger (blog)

Kenya significantly increases fines and jail time for poachers - Treehugger (blog) | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
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Kenya significantly increases fines and jail time for poachers
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With a booming demand for rhino horns and ivory in recent years, poaching wildlife in Africa has become devastatingly lucrative business.
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$140m ivory intercepted | Times of Zambia

$140m ivory intercepted | Times of Zambia | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
RT @AfricanConserve: #Zambia: 27kg of elephant #ivory tusks worth $140 million intercepted at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport... http://t.co/MymEcYHQh8
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KZN MEC wants maximum sentences for rhino poachers - Times LIVE

KZN MEC wants maximum sentences for rhino poachers - Times LIVE | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
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KZN MEC wants maximum sentences for rhino poachers
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The Times Editorial: The National Prosecuting Authority is in deep trouble - notwithstanding its protestations to the contrary.
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Ban Ki-moon to warn UN security council of dangers of wildlife trafficking

Ban Ki-moon to warn UN security council of dangers of wildlife trafficking | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Secretary general calls poaching 'grave menace', and will urge central African governments to recognise spiralling illegal trade
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Poaching a 'menace' to security - Belfast Telegraph

Poaching a 'menace' to security - Belfast Telegraph | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Belfast Telegraph Poaching a 'menace' to security Belfast Telegraph The report from UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said: "Poaching and its potential linkages to other criminal, even terrorist, activities constitute a grave menace to sustainable...
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Kruger Tours - Cheetah photo of the day by Save the Cheetah | Facebook

Kruger Tours - Cheetah photo of the day by Save the Cheetah | Facebook | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Cheetah photo of the day by Save the Cheetah (Cheetah photo of the day by Save the Cheetah http://t.co/HZxZd3VeuH)
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The drones helping South African game reserves tackle rhino poaching - Telegraph.co.uk

The drones helping South African game reserves tackle rhino poaching - Telegraph.co.uk | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
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The drones helping South African game reserves tackle rhino poaching
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He planned to run some simple test flights to get used to the bushy terrain.
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SA farmers fingered in lion smuggling - Times LIVE

SA farmers fingered in lion smuggling - Times LIVE | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
SA farmers fingered in lion smuggling Times LIVE At least five South African lion farmers have been fingered in investigations in which lionesses are killed in Botswana and their cubs smuggled to lion farms in South Africa, where a multimillion...
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Ranger shot in Kruger National Park - The Durban Online

Ranger shot in Kruger National Park - The Durban Online | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
A ranger was shot and wounded during an operation to apprehend suspected poachers in the Kruger National Park, SA National Parks (SANParks) (RT @julianrademeyer: Ranger shot in Kruger National Park | The Durban OnlineThe Durban Online
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Breaking the gridlock on the global wildlife crime crisis

Breaking the gridlock on the global wildlife crime crisis | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Poaching not only takes a toll on animals, but bears a terrible human cost as well.
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Rhino poaching: Reserves must up game - Mail & Guardian Online

Rhino poaching: Reserves must up game
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Defending the horn. Follow the Mail & Guardian's coverage of the battle against rhino poaching. View Report. Our Coverage. Inaction is the worst possible rhino strategy.
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Why poaching should get us worried - Daily Nation

Why poaching should get us worried - Daily Nation | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Why poaching should get us worried Daily Nation Two, Dr Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (Unep), weighed in on the matter with an important question: who is benefitting from the poaching of the twin...
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Most rhino killed in Kruger - News24

Most rhino killed in Kruger - News24 | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Most rhino killed in Kruger News24 "Among the actions taken in the Kruger National Park to combat rhino poaching have been the adoption of a military stance in tackling rhino crimes, the deployment of an unmanned drone provided by Denel, the...
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Driver playing chicken with elephant fined - News24

Driver playing chicken with elephant fined - News24 | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Driver playing chicken with elephant fined
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Serious charges usually occur after all attempts to intimidate have failed, and the elephant feels threatened. The ears are pinned back and head and trunk are lowered.
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Kenya getting tough on poachers: increases fines by 2,500% and jail time by 700%

Kenya getting tough on poachers: increases fines by 2,500% and jail time by 700% | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Kenyan parliament has approved emergency measures to tackle the on-going poaching crisis: last week Kenyan MPs approved higher penalties for poachers including fines up to $120,000 and 15 years in jail.
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Rhino guy banned for wearing 'horn' - News24

Rhino guy banned for wearing 'horn' - News24 | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Rhino guy banned for wearing 'horn'
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Cape Town - A rhino campaigner has been banned from the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour because of his outfit during the 2013 race.
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South Africa wants to re-erect a border fence with Mozambique to stop rhino poachers from crossing into its flagship safari destination, Kruger National Park.

"There is a need to put up that fence," said Environment Minister Edna Molewa, adding that the country's parks authority shared her view.

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Rhino poaching charges withdrawn - Daily News | News | IOL.co.za

Rhino poaching charges withdrawn - Daily News | News | IOL.co.za | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
RT @SANParksHR: http://t.co/JIudq9FR5O Charges against three suspected #rhino poachers withdrawn @SAPoliceService @markb46 @Abramjee http://t.co/nUfBeVhRtw
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"R is for Rhinos" ... and also for Ridiculous Remedies

"R is for Rhinos" ... and also for Ridiculous Remedies | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
It appears that one of the earliest uses of rhino horn by our own species was for forensic purposes - to detect poisons.  Apparently, poisoning was a popular form of homicide in days of old.  So, s...
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Five arrested for rhino poaching - Times LIVE

Five arrested for rhino poaching - Times LIVE | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle. The home of The Times and Sunday Times newspaper.
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Kruger Tours - Tantalizing sighting of a fresh leopard... | Facebook

Kruger Tours - Tantalizing sighting of a fresh leopard... | Facebook | Kruger & African Wildlife | Scoop.it
Tantalizing sighting of a fresh leopard kill in a tree on today's Kruger National Park game drive, seeing 2 black rhino, a hippo mum and baby, kudu,...
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