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Anti-poaching operations boosted in Kruger Park

Posted in Africa: Rhinos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 10, 2009 by kendickjerkins

December 2009. Kruger National Park (KNP) Rangers and South African National Parks (SANParks) Environmental Crimes Investigations (ECI) units have installed high technology invisible tracking devices to some of the Kruger rhinos. This is one of the many strategies that SANParks are implementing in an effort to intensify anti-poaching efforts after losing 41 rhinos between January and October this year.

KNP Rangers, Veterinary Services and ECI team work around one of the rhinos marked with an electronic tracking device

Thoughtless killing for monetary gain…

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