Rhino poaching in South Africa at record levels following 18% rise in killings

In the first four months of 2015, 393 rhinos were killed, with most taken in the Kruger national park, says environment minister

The Guardian

Last updated on 12 May 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
South Africa
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals