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The WESSA Rhino Initiative



 

 

 

CURRENT SA RHINO POACHING TOTAL FOR 2014:      558

TOTAL ARRESTS ASSOCIATED WITH RHINO POACHINGS IN 2014:      165

Update released by the Department of Environmental Affairs, 10 July 2014

 

DETAILED RHINO POACHING DEATHS, BY PROVINCE

Rhino Deaths
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Kruger National Park
146
252
425
606 351 
MNP (SANParks)
0
6
3
3 0
Gauteng
15
3 1 8  3 
Limpopo
52
80
59
114  80 
Mpumalanga
17
31
28
92  24 
North West
57
21
77
87 37 
Eastern Cape
4
11
7
5  10 
Free State
3
4
0
4  4 
KwaZulu Natal
38
34
66
85 48 
Western Cape
0
6
2
0
Northern Cape
1
0
0
0
TOTAL
333
448
668
             1004  558 

 

 

DETAILED RHINO POACHING ARRESTS, BY PROVINCE

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

 

 

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

 

 

For further information contact:

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

 

 

 

 




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