| 29 May 2013
RHINO POACHING UPDATE
26 February 2014
The total number of rhino poached in South Africa since the beginning of 2014 has increased to 146, as the number of people arrested for rhino poaching-related offences climbed to 44.
The Kruger National Park remains hardest hit by rhino poaching, having lost 95 rhino since 1 January 2014. A total of 14 rhino have been poached in North West, 14 in Limpopo, 10 in KwaZulu-Natal and 6 in Mpumalanga.
Twenty poachers have been arrested the Kruger National Park and 10 in KwaZulu-Natal.
South Africans are urged to report incidents of poaching and tip-offs to the anonymous tip-off lines 0800 205 005, 08600 10111 or Crime-Line on 32211.
Rhino poaching statistics