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FINAL RHINO POACHING STATS FOR 2014

CURRENT SA RHINO POACHING TOTAL FOR 2014: 277

TOTAL ARRESTS ASSOCIATED WITH RHINO POACHINGS IN 2014: 86

Update released by DEA, 09 April 2014

 

 

FINAL RHINO POACHING STATS FOR 2013

FINAL SA RHINO POACHING TOTAL FOR 2013: 1,004

TOTAL ARRESTS ASSOCIATED WITH RHINO POACHINGS in 2013: 343

 

 

DETAILED RHINO POACHING DEATH FIGURES, BY PROVINCE

Rhino Deaths
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Kruger National Park
146
252
425
606 166 
MNP (SANParks)
0
6
3
3 0
Gauteng
15
3 1 8  0 
Limpopo
52
80
59
114  34 
Mpumalanga
17
31
28
92  10 
North West
57
21
77
87 32 
Eastern Cape
4
11
7
5  6 
Free State
3
4
0
4  4 
KwaZulu Natal
38
34
66
85 24 
Western Cape
0
6
2
0
Northern Cape
1
0
0
0
TOTAL
333
448
668
             1004  277 

 

 

DETAILED RHINO POACHING ARRESTS, BY PROVINCE

Poaching Arrests in SA
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Kruger National Park
67
82
73
133  32
MNP (SANParks)
0
0
0
0
Gauteng
10
16
26
10
Limpopo
36
34
43
34
Mpumalanga
16
73
66
0
North West
2
21
32
70
Eastern Cape
7
2
0
26 20 
Free State
0
0
6
7
KwaZulu Natal
25
4
20
63 24 
Western Cape
2
0
0
0
Northern Cape
0
0
1
0
TOTAL
165
232
267
              343    86 

 

 

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

For any further queries, contact Chris Galliers (WESSA Rhino Initative Project Manager) 
on 033 330 3931 ext 2146 or 079 5044 296.

 

 

 

 




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