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2 white rhinos killed in EC

The two slaughtered females were found by anti-poaching teams yesterday.

A baby rhino playing in the mud at the Rhino Orphanage in Limpopo on 21 September 2013. Picture: Christa Van der Walt/EWN.
Rhino,Rhino horn trade,Endangered rhino
Local

CAPE TOWN – Two white rhinos have been killed after they were darted and de-horned by poachers at the Sibuya Game Reserve near Kenton-on-Sea south of Grahamstown.

A third rhino is now fighting for his life.


SA’s rhino poaching toll

The two slaughtered females were found by anti-poaching teams yesterday.

All three animals had their horns sawn off.

Sibuya game reserve owner Nick Fox said, “They called for reinforcements this morning, we found two dead calves and a bull and they all had their horns removed.” 

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)

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