17-10-2012

The latest rhino poaching statistics.

The latest rhino poaching statistics indicate that a total of 455 rhinos have been lost to illegal killings since the beginning of this year, with the total number of arrests at 207.

The Kruger National Park has lost 272 rhinos to poaching. KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the North West provinces continue to be the hardest hit by poachers, collectively accounting for the loss of 150 rhinos.

 Total number of rhinos killed this year: Græder

SA201020112012
KNP (SANParks) 146 252 272
MNP (SANParks) 0 6 3
GP 15 9 1
LIM 52 74 49
MP 17 31 20
NW 57 21 46
EC 4 11 7
FS 3 4 0
KZN 38 34 55
WC 0 6 2
NC 1 0 0
TOTAL 333 448 455