Rhinos Killed in Zimbabwe in 2008-2009

Around 120 rhinos were killed by wildlife traffickers in Zimbabwe between March 2008 and June 2009. The rhinos were killed by the traffickers in order to meet the demand in China’s for rhino horns.

There were between 400 to 700 rhinos left in Zimbabwe in 2009.

(Price of endangered animals around the world.)

 

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  1. Source: David Smith, “Poachers wiping out Zimbabwe’s rhinos as demand surges,” Guardian, June 9, 2009.

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