Rhinos killed in South Africa in 2011

in Environmental Threats

341 rhinos have been killed in South Africa in the first 10 months of 2011. In 2010, a total of 333 rhinos were killed. In 2000, 7 rhinos were poached and killed by wildlife smugglers.

(Prices of animals on the illegal wildlife market.)

Source: Tony Carnie, “Rhino toll the worst ever,” IOL News, November 3, 2011.

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