Unofficially, the country wide statistic for rhino poaching deaths in south africa all through 2014 is 1173 ñ will 2015 be any better? By tourism tattler participants, trevor & susan barrett. Even the official statistic of 1020 poached rhino (as at 20 november 2014 ñ see desk below) is difficult to accept. Whatís worse, is that it equates to one rhino poached every eight hours. South africa and its national parks need to be in lockdown mode, and globally we have to all dangle our heads in shame for standing with the aid of as one of the most iconic animals in africa ñ on the earth ñ slowly slides closer to extinction. According to the iucn, it become expected that as of 2010 south africa had 20,711 rhino.
These are extraordinarily sobering, and scary, information. 2014 become a very horrific yr for rhino, and 2015 might not be a satisfied one for them both except the government of south africa stops speakme and receives transferring along the various folks who are desperately seeking to save rhino every day. There are many people obtainable running night time and day to attempt to prevent this terrible slaughter. Game guards, area rangers, dog and foot patrols, fundraisers, ngoís and conservation enterprises, social media sites, private rhino proprietors and orphanagesÖthe list goes on. However wherein is the south african authoritiesís experience of urgency and outrage in all of this?