29-04-2013

Update on rhino poaching

The number of rhino poached for their horn in South Africa since the beginning of the year has increased to 249. The Kruger National Park remains the hardest hit, with the number of rhino poached since last week increasing from 167 to 180. At total of 21 in North West, 18 in KwaZulu-Natal, 17 in Limpopo and 13 in Mpumalanga.

Rhino poaching statistics: Græder

SA2010201120122013
KNP (SANParks) 146 252 425 180
MNP (SANParks) 0 6 3 0
GP 15 9 1 0
LIM 52 74 59 17
MP 17 31 28 13
NW 57 21 77 21
EC 4 11 7 0
FS 3 4 0 0
KZN 38 34 66 18
WC 0 6 2 0
NC 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 333 448 668 249