Former Kruger ranger and police arrested as rhino poaching hits 419

Latest figures for rhino poaching in South Africa shows that so far this year 419 rhinos have been killed for their horns. The press statement also revealed that a former wildlife ranger and 2 police officers based at the Skukuza police station in the Kruger National Park have been arrested in connection with helping rhino poachers.… Continue reading Former Kruger ranger and police arrested as rhino poaching hits 419

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The Great hike of Zebra migration

The longest migration to date for wildlife has been recorded with zebras traveling a round trip of 500km between Namibia and Botswana. The distance covered each year by several thousands of zebras was discovered following radio tagging of some of the animals. The study was undertaken by researchers from WWF, Elephants without Borders and Botswana’s… Continue reading The Great hike of Zebra migration

Head of Law Enforcement at Liuwa Park shot dead by suspected poachers

African Parks regrets to announce the tragic death on Friday 23 May of Dexter Chilunda, Park Ranger in charge of law enforcement, at Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia. He was on secondment from the Zambian Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) to African Parks Zambia. Dexter was shot in the chest by a suspected poacher after investigating… Continue reading Head of Law Enforcement at Liuwa Park shot dead by suspected poachers

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