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Current Rhino Poaching Stats

What is WESSA doing  Background to Rhino Poaching Current Rhino Stats



CURRENT SA RHINO POACHING TOTAL FOR 2014: 791

TOTAL ARRESTS ASSOCIATED WITH RHINO POACHINGS IN 2014: 232

Update released by the Department of Environmental Affairs, 12 October 2014

DETAILED RHINO POACHING DEATHS, BY PROVINCE

Rhino Deaths
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Kruger National Park
146
252
425
606 503
MNP (SANParks)
0
6
3
3 1
Gauteng
15
3 1 8 3
Limpopo
52
80
59
114 103
Mpumalanga
17
31
28
92 45
North West
57
21
77
87 47
Eastern Cape
4
11
7
5 12
Free State
3
4
0
4 4
KwaZulu Natal
38
34
66
85 71
Western Cape
0
6
2
0 1
Northern Cape
1
0
0
0 1
TOTAL
333
448
668
1004 791

 

DETAILED RHINO POACHING ARRESTS, BY PROVINCE

Poaching Arrests in SA
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Kruger National Park
67
82
73
133 81
MNP (SANParks)
0
0
0
0 0
Gauteng
10
16
26
10 6
Limpopo
36
34
43
34 58
Mpumalanga
16
73
66
0 28
North West
2
21
32
70 11
Eastern Cape
7
2
0
26 0
Free State
0
0
6
7 0
KwaZulu Natal
25
4
20
63 48
Western Cape
2
0
0
0 0
Northern Cape
0
0
1
0 0
TOTAL
165
232
267
343 232

 

NUMBER OF RHINOS KILLED AND ARRESTS MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA FROM 2010 - SEPTEMBER 2014

For further information contact:

Chris Galliers (WESSA Rhino Initative Project Manager)
Tel 033 330 3931 ext 2146
Cell 079 5044 296