South Africa: Rhino poaching on record pace

Mongabay: Nearly 200 rhinos have been killed in South Africa through the first six months of 2011, reports TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. Statistics from South Africa's national parks department show that rhino poaching is on track to break 2010's record of 333 rhinos killed. 126 rhinos have been killed in Kruger National Park. 146 were killed in the park in 2010. TRAFFIC says rhino poaching is being conducted by criminal syndicates that sell rhino horn to consumers in China and Vietnam,......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply