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Rhino Poaching South Africa

More Than 1,000 Slaughtered

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Poachers in South Africa reached a milestone in 2013 when they killed more than 1,000 rhinos for their horns. The harrowing benchmark is a new rec...

GRAPHIC PHOTO: Rhino Killings Rapidly Rise In South Africa

AP | By JON GAMBRELL | Posted 01.28.2013 | Green

VAALKOP DAM NATURE RESERVE, South Africa (AP) — By the time ranchers found the rhinoceros calf wandering alone in this idyllic setting of scrub brus...

Rhino Dies In Front Of Journalists Covering Anti-Poaching Efforts

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An attempt to protect a rhinoceros from poachers in South Africa by sedating it to treat its horn ended with the animal's death ...