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Female Rhino Killed on Private Game Farm in Limpopo Province, South Africa

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Another life claimed by the rhino horn myth. A female white rhino was reportedly killed on a private game farm in Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province. Both of her horns were missing, and her four-month-old calf had also been shot. Rhishja Cota-LarsonI am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about […]

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South Africa’s Rhino Death Toll Hit 333 in 2010

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The final reported figure for rhinos illegally killed in South Africa in 2010 climbed to 333, nearly tripling 2009′s death toll of 122. Over 40 percent of the killings were concentrated in the country’s famed Kruger National Park.

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Pregnant Rhino Slaughtered in Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province

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Two innocent lives lost because of myths and greed. The year’s third confirmed killing of a rhino in South Africa has turned out to be a double tragedy, as the rhino was pregnant. The horrifying discovery was made at a game farm in the Hoedspruit area of Limpopo Province. She had been shot with a […]

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