Number of Rhinos Killed in South Africa in 2010

in Environmental Threats

Wildlife trafficking caused 333 rhinos to be killed in South Africa in 2010.

In 2009, 122 rhinos were killed in the country due to the black market wildlife trade.

(Prices of animals sold in the illegal wildlife trade.)

Source: WWF, “Rhino poaching in South Africa reaches highest ever levels in 2010,” January 12, 2011.

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