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The Sad 100 Mark Has Been Reached! - OSCAP

The Sad 100 Mark Has Been Reached! - OSCAP | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

2012 RHINO POACHING STATS - 100.

 

By Allison Thomson, Ayesha Copeland Cantor and 3 others in WAR - Warriors for African Rhino ·

 

Provided by OSCAP www.facebook.com/groups/oscap/

 

 

(100)06 March 2012 : 1 Black Rhino Pilansberg NP - shot approx 5 days ago & not dehorned (99) 06 March 2012 : 1 Rhino Ohrigstad (pregnant cow) (98) 06 March 2012 : 1 Rhino Matjulu area near Berg-en-dal, KNP (97) 06 March 2012 : 2 Rhino Crocodile River Bridge area (95) 05 March 2012 : 1 Black Rhino - 3 day old carcass Bakubung Bush Lodge, Pilansberg (94) 05 March 2012 : 1 Rhino Origstad - shot horns not removed (93) 05 March 2012 : 1 Rhino carcass found in Matjulu area near Berg-en-dal, KNP (92) 02 March 2012 : 3 rhino's KNP N'Wanetsi area (89) 02 March 2012 : 2 white rhino carcasses found 1 week old Vryburg North West (87) 01 March 2012 : 2 rhino's Malalane at John Hume's game reserve (85) 29 February 2012 : 1 Rhino Kariega, (2 dehorned but still alive) (84) 28 February 2012 : 2 Rhino found Mopani area near Letaba KNP (82) 28 FEbruary 2012 : 3 Rhino found near Pretoriuskop, KNP (79) 28 February 2012 : 2 Rhino found near Pretoriuskop, KNP (77) 25 February 2012 : 1 Rhino carcas found near Crocodile Bridge area, KNP (76) 23 February 2012 : 1 White Rhino, Assen, NW (75) 22 February 2012 : 5 Rhino carcasses - KNP (some of the carcasses are at least 1 month) (70) 20 February 2012 : 1 Rhino Thanda Game Reserve, KZN (69) 19 February 2012 : 2 Rhino Mpofini lodge Vryheid (67) 17 February 2012 : 1 Rhino KNP - awaiting confirmation of location (65) 17 Feburary 2012 : 1 White Rhino Borakolalo Game Reserve (had to be put down) (65) 15 February 2012 : 1 White rhino (1 month old carcass), Pilanesberg,NP (64) 15 February 2012 : 2 carcass found Manyeleti, KNP (62) 14 February 2012 : 8 carcasses found KNP (54) 13 February 2012 : 2 Rhino Chicks Game Lodge Hluhluwe (52) 12 February 2012 : 1 Madikwe White Rhino Bull both horns taken (51) 10 February 2012 : 1 Madikwe white bull (50) 09 February 2012 : 3 Letsitele, Limpopo - Pregnant mother and calf + unborn baby added (47) 08 Februrary 2012: 1 Ndumo (46) 08 February 2012 : 2 iMfolozi (44) 07 February 2012 : 1 White Rhino Bull - Hoedspruit - private reserve (43) 06 February 2012 : 1 Rhino bull Thabazimbi-Rooiberg area (42) 06 February 2012 : 1 Carcass found KNP (poached Sat probably) - North of Letaba (41) 06 February 2012 : 1 Madikwe - Black Rhino (40) 26 January 2012 : 2 Limpopo Province - Waterberg area (38) 26 January 2012 : 2 North West Province (to be confirmed) (36) 19 January 2012 : 1 Hluhluwe iMfolozi found recently date unknown (35) 16 January 2912 : 3 White Rhino Rooiberg area (32) 16 January 2012 : 1 Mossel Bay, Kobus Crous - Farm Bergsig (31) 15 January 2012 : 2 Madikwe 1 carcass found, Ndumo 2 month old carcass (29) 13 January 2012 : 4 KNP - Pretoriuskop area (25) 11 January 2012 : 5 Rhino Private Reserve near Stofberg (20) 11 January 2012 : 3 Rhino - KNP (17) 09 January 2012 : 2 White Rhino at Ndumo and 1 Black Rhino at Mkhusi (14) 09/10 January 2012 : 9 KNP (4 near Pretoriuskop, 2 near Lower-Sabie and 2 near Crocodile Bridge + 1 other area to be confirmed) (5) 04 January 2012 : 4 KNP Satara area (1) 04 January 2012 : 1 Rhino Gravellotte area, Limpopo

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Absolutely the Saddest Rhino Poaching Photo yet!

Absolutely the Saddest Rhino Poaching Photo yet! | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

Photo provided by friends at Outraged SA Citizens Against Poaching.

 

As the poaching numbers this year already pass 80 I think of how many calves like this one are crying for their mothers... and I too weep!

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