Black Rhino Rescue Mission

Photo: Black Rhino ( WN)
online (SA)
2011-11-04: Sapa
The number of rhinos poached in South Africa has reached a
record high, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said yesterday.
“Statistics from SA National Parks show that 341 animals have been lost to
poaching so far in 2011, compared to a record total of 333 last year,” the fund
said in a statement. Three of the five rhino species globally were critically
endangered. The last reported poaching took place in the Free State on October
24. The carcasses of an adult pregnant cow and another younger cow were found at
the Sandveld nature reserve near Bloemhof. SWEET… more


~ by narhvalur on November 5, 2011.

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