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Another Giraffe Named Marius May be Killed in Danish Zoo - Ecorazzi

Another Giraffe Named Marius May be Killed in Danish Zoo - Ecorazzi | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it

#denmark #ignoble #HALLOFSHAME > Just days after the Copenhagen Zoo euthanized a healthy 18 month old giraffe named Marius, another Danish zoo has announced one of theirs will have the same fate.


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We have to stop this! This cruelty is just unbearable!

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79 rhino poached in EC in past nine years | Algoa FM

79 rhino poached in EC in past nine years | Algoa FM | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
The Director of Compliance Enforcement at the so-called Green Scorpions, Div De Villiers, said that collaboration between different entities including South African Police Service and the Public have helped keep the numbers low in the province.

"This number would have been far higher had it not been for the dedicated men and women who have walked patrols, sat in observation posts, worked undercover within organised crime syndicates, analysed data, compiled dockets, effected arrests, prosecuted poachers, distributed information pamphlets, raised funds, translocated rhino and showed their support for one of Africa's iconic species," he said.

"The collective efforts of these heroic Eastern Cape people have ensured that rhino still walk in the grassland, savannah and bushveld of the province," De Villiers added.

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Kruger National Park regional ranger arrested for poaching - Africa Geographic

Kruger National Park regional ranger arrested for poaching - Africa Geographic | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
A Kruger National Park ranger and a government veterinarian technician have been arrested in the park for rhino poaching related offences.
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So disheartening!
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First Legal Rhino Horn auction scheduled in South Africa

First Legal Rhino Horn auction scheduled in South Africa | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
With the Department of Environmental Affairs stalling the first legal rhino horn auction actually happening remains to be seen.
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China bazaars selling tiger, rhino parts laced with Viagra to reinforce sex up myth

NEW DELHI: Many traders in China are now selling tiger and rhino part medicines laced with Viagra to reinforce a sex myth that has long conditioned the buyers there. In China, tiger bones and rhino horns pass off as aphrodisiac. Though experts say the effects are not proven, a huge market has thrived on the belief, leading in turn to the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of tigers and rhinos from India and other countries...


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South Africa: Eighty Per Cent of Kruger Poachers Are Mozambican

About eighty per cent of the poachers arrested by the South African authorities in the Kruger National Park are Mozambicans, according to William Mabassa, of the public relations service of the Kruger Park.

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This is why I started my petition asking the government to re-erect the the fence and bring in the army to protect the border along the KNP and Mozambique!  

http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/president-jacob-zuma-re-erect-the-fence-along-the-border-of-the-kruger-park-and-mozambique?

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South African Government Taken to Court Over Rhino Horn Trade Moratorium

South African Government Taken to Court Over Rhino Horn Trade Moratorium | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
By Adam Cruise Two of South Africa’s largest private rhino breeders have taken the South African government to court in an effort to lift a moratorium that bans

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VIDEO - The Battle: Rhino vs. Buffalo

VIDEO - The Battle: Rhino vs. Buffalo | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
A white rhino and buffalo go head to head over territory.

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The dying rhino that will take a species with him to the grave

The dying rhino that will take a species with him to the grave | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
With breeding programs proving unsuccessful, the death of the three-ton northern white rhino named Sudan (pictured) could mean extinction for the entirety of his species.

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Harry’s summer job: saving black rhino in Namibia

London - Prince Harry is to spend part of his three-month African trip helping endangered black rhino.

 

The 30-year-old, who is due to leave Britain at the end of the month, will spend the summer in Namibia’s north-west Kunene region learning how to save the rhino and desert elephants...


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This might be our biggest challenge to save them #RhinoFriday

This might be our biggest challenge to save them #RhinoFriday | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it

Is getting the 'good guys' to work together.

#RhinoFriday


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These Baby Rhinos Are Growing Up Without Their Moms

These Baby Rhinos Are Growing Up Without Their Moms | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.

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The Black Mambas: Saving the Rhino - YouTube

In South Africa, reporter Evan Williams and director Laura Warner meet the Black Mambas: the world's first all-female anti-poaching unit, who are battling to...

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, May 18, 2015 3:59 PM

Congrats to the Black Mambas and those who train and lead them.

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A picture of loneliness: The last male northern white rhino

A picture of loneliness: The last male northern white rhino | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
The image of Sudan the rhino, surrounded by the armed guards who protect him from poachers, shows how little humans have learned since the ice age

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, May 12, 2015 2:54 PM

Thanks to those who protect this lonely soul.

 

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Why Legalizing the Rhino Horn Trade Seems To Be More About Money Than Conservation

Why Legalizing the Rhino Horn Trade Seems To Be More About Money Than Conservation | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
The debate regarding legalizing the rhino horn trade has raged for a while. It first raised its head as a solution to end the relentless poaching of rhino.
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Dear John, Our Response to your Rhino Horn Auction

Dear John, Our Response to your Rhino Horn Auction | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
Rhino farmer John Hume to hold an online rhino horn auction for 500kgs of horn targeted at China and Vietnam. Dr Simon Morgan from Wildlife AC
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Rhino horn bust at OR Tambo, woman (24) arrested

Rhino horn bust at OR Tambo, woman (24) arrested | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
It’s understood the horns touched down from Lusaka on Tuesday and were destined for Hong Kong.

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Rhino Wars: Kruger Park Under Siege

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Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism


Kruger under siege: Environment Minister presented updated rhino poaching stats yesterday – the latest figures are at oxpeckers.org.
In 2015 there has been a 27% increase in poachers entering the Kruger. An average of 12 active poacher groups are operating in the park every day, and anti-poaching teams have made contact with heavily armed poachers 95 times so far this year, an average of close to three times a week.

https://www.facebook.com/Oxpeckers/photos/a.228948850619560.1073741828.224942111020234/505195899661519/?type=1&fref=nf&pnref=story ;


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This might be our biggest challenge to save them #RhinoFriday

This might be our biggest challenge to save them #RhinoFriday | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it

Is getting the 'good guys' to work together.

#RhinoFriday


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How many white rhino are left in Kruger Park?

How many white rhino are left in Kruger Park? | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
SKUKUZA - The number of white rhino left in the Kruger National Park (KNP) is becoming a hotly contested issue.

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Will we ever get true numbers about our Rhinos??

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Vietnamese youth apologise for SA's decline in rhino

Vietnamese youth apologise for SA's decline in rhino | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
Vietnamese youth have apologised to South Africa on behalf of Vietnam for the manner in which the use of rhino horn has resulted in a dramatic decline in rhino populations.

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Wounded Rhino’s last stand – Kills Poacher

Wounded Rhino’s last stand – Kills Poacher | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
A stand-off between a wounded rhino and her attacker ended in the death of a poacher near Skukuza late yesterday afternoon - read more here.

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, July 13, 2015 11:52 AM

Although not a new story... One that more poachers should hear about.

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Let's Admit it! Wildlife crime is not taken seriously

Let's Admit it! Wildlife crime is not taken seriously | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it
“Please, let’s stop talking about illegal trade in wildlife. It’s not illegal trade – it’s crime,” says John Sellar, an independent anti-smuggling, fraud and organised crime consultant who spoke at a breakfast seminar organised by the South African Institute of International Affairs and the Conservation Action Trust in Cape Town last month.

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, June 8, 2015 11:18 AM

Let's call a spade a spade... it simply is not a shovel!

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South African rhino poachers use black magic

South African rhino poachers use black magic | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it

A large percentage of black poachers from South Africa and Mozambique will visit a witchdoctor before going to poach, a South African antipoaching ranger said...


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"Please Lord give us strength to do this"

"Please Lord give us strength to do this" | Help save our Rhino | Scoop.it

Dr. William Fowlds is a wildlife vet extraordinaire who sees the horrors of rhino poaching each day. May his prayer be answered.

Read his gut wrenching account of his attempt to save such a rhino

 http://www.nikela.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/POACHED-1.pdf ;

#StopKillingRhinos


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Rhino Numbers in Botswana Surge as Army Helps Beat Poachers


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Why can't our army do the same??

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