Sunday, October 17, 2010

Rhino poachers strike in N West

Rhino poachers strike in N West
2010-10-17 18:46

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Johannesburg - A white rhino has been poached in the Borakalalo National Park near Brits, the head of counter-poaching in North West said on Sunday.

"The carcass was found today (Sunday). We're not sure when it was killed," said Rusty Hustler.

The rhino's horn was taken.

Hustler said he would be going to Borakalalo on Monday to investigate the poaching along with a ballistics team.

More than 200 rhinos have been killed by poachers this year, compared to 122 the whole of last year.


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