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South Africa: Rhino Horns Stolen from Safe in Armed Robbery, Govt Links Suspected

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Seven rhino horns were stolen over the weekend from a game lodge. An armed gang reportedly broke into a game lodge near Bela Bela over the weekend, where they stole seven rhino horns from a safe. The horns had recently been removed by game capturer Hans Kooy and veterinarian Jana Pretorius, who were watching television […]

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De-horned Rhino Shot by Poachers Expected to Survive

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Despite being de-horned, a female rhino was attacked by poachers. A female rhino named “Noena” who was shot in the head by poachers near Nylstroom is expected to survive her injuries. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about wildlife crime and endangered species. I am […]

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South African Game Reserve Plans to Offer ‘Rhino De-Horning Experience’ to Tourists

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A game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is planning to offer guests the chance to help with de-horning its rhinos. Guests of Nambiti Hills, a private game lodge in KwaZulu-Natal, may have the opportunity to assist rangers and veterinarians in the lodge’s plan to de-horn its 12 rhinos. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational […]

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