Tag Archives: Poaching

BIG MALE BLACK RHINO POACHED IN KENYA….

A Big Bull black rhino has been poached in the Paradise Plains around 20 min drive in from the Musiara Gate inside the Maasai Mara National Reserve.  Report has been confirmed by two sources. We have heard that the Big … Continue reading

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DOG UNIT – NEWEST ADDITION TO ANTI-POACHING CAUSE IN OL PEJETA, KENYA

The newest addition to the anti-poaching cause at Ol Pejeta is its dog unit. A dozen dogs, mostly Dutch Shepherds crossed with Malinois, are being trained to take down a poacher when instructed to. They are also able to scent … Continue reading

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THE ONGOING BATTLE TO SAVE RHINOS HAS BECOME A FULL BLOWN WAR….

WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH – GOVERNMENT  NEEDS TO DO MORE TO STOP THIS EPIDEMIC. Intensification of the protection of endangered species on Tuesday night as police arrested five suspected rhino poachers in Phalaborwa. Police received a tip-off about suspected rhino poachers … Continue reading

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THE PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA NEEDS TO CRACK DOWN ON ELEPHANT POACHING…

Jakaya Kikwete Tanzania, President Environmentalists are calling on President Kikwete to pledge to crack down on the elephant poaching epidemic and rampant illegal ivory trade in Tanzania while he’s in the United States for private conservation… meetings. His visit comes … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN MAN BEHIND THE KILLING OF 64 ELEPANTS WITH CYANIDE…

Zimbabwean police are bringing their investigations into the deaths of at least 64 elephants by cyanide poisoning in the Hwange National Park to an end. They have revealed that a South African businessman is behind the killings and that he has … Continue reading

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RHINO WARS – FILMED BY ANNE GODDARD

Please view this awesome video produced by Anne Goddard (USA) during her visit to South Africa. Anne filmed this last August during an internship that she had with a Mossel Bay production company. It was her first attempt at filmmaking. Anne won ‘Best Student … Continue reading

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REMEMBER THE ELEPHANTS IN AFRICA…

On World Elephant Day we are reminded that poaching is a growing concern across much of Africa. Though attempts at working together to end poaching are being made, DON PINNOCK argues that stockpile sales of old ivory do nothing to … Continue reading

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MEN WHO RISK THEIR LIVES TO SAVE AND PROTECT RHINONS…

Rhino are being shot at a rate of more than two a day in South Africa, for the simple fact that rhino horn is valued at more per kilogram than gold. This ITV documentary goes to South Africa to meet … Continue reading

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LATEST STATS LIST 553 RHINOS POACHED THIS YEAR

Is militarisation doomed to fail? African countries and private game reserves are engaging in an increasingly sophisticated arms race against poachers, yet the slaughter of elephants and rhinos continues. Some experts argue that the battle must be joined on a … Continue reading

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