South Africa 26.2.2014 06:12 pm

146 rhino poached in 2014

Image courtesy stock.xchnge

Image courtesy stock.xchnge

A total of 146 rhino have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year, SA National Parks said on Wednesday.

“The Kruger National Park remains hardest hit by rhino poaching, having lost 95 rhino since January 1,” spokesman Albi Modise said.

Fourteen rhino were poached in the North West, 14 in Limpopo, 10 in KwaZulu-Natal and six in Mpumalanga.

Forty-four people have been arrested in the country for rhino poaching this year.

Sapa

 

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