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Why we need your help?

Without your help, the future of the rhino appears bleak with extinction being a real possibility. The black rhino is critically endangered and demand for horn has led to a surge in white rhino poaching.

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RHINOS KILLED

EVERY

YEAR

IT’S ALL ABOUT

The demand for rhino horn and rhino products has quadrupled over the last 3 years. The illegal wildlife trade is valued at an estimated $20 billion annually and is one of the top 5 most lucrative international trade crimes.

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

Right now we have a crisis situation as more and more animals are poached and killed every day. An increase in illegal horn trading motivates poachers to kill more frequently.

1,028 rhinos killed in South Africa

1,028 rhinos killed in South Africa

That is nearly three rhinos a day. Although the numbers poached in the Kruger National Park had dropped in 2017, there was a significant increase in a number of provinces.

White rhino fact

White rhino fact

There are an estimated 21 085 white rhinos worldwide, but unfortunately only three remaining Northern white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum cottoni).

Black rhino fact

Black rhino fact

Recovering from the brink of extinction due to strict protection, there are now approximately 5 458 black rhinos (according to figures published by IUCN in 2016).

Easy targets for poachers

Easy targets for poachers

Rhinos have very poor eyesight and cannot see stationary objects even a few metres away.

EASY MONEY

EASY MONEY

Rhino horn can be illegally traded for up to $60000 per kg in some Asian countries where it is sought after for its supposed therapeutic benefits and as a status symbol.

Impact on local communities

Impact on local communities

Poaching threatens the safety and livelihoods of communities around wildlife reserves by exposing them to international trafficking syndicates.

PLEASE NOTE – the intention of this gallery is to emphasise the reality of what happens on a daily basis.

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