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20 April 2012

181 Rhinos killed in SA in 2012

A total of 181 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, the environmental affairs department said.

A total of 181 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, the environmental affairs department said.

Modise said it was encouraging that 113 suspected poachers had been arrested since the beginning of the year. Last year 448 rhinos were killed and 232 poachers arrested.

 
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