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Go on safari with South African ranger and vlogger

South African freelance ranger Ryno Erasmus is taking his job to a new level by educating people about wildlife on YouTube. He introduced his...
South African cycles across Africa for rhinos

South African cycles across Africa for rhinos

It was a milestone for John Stanford when he reached Cape Town. He had just cycled more than 15 000km from London. His aim on the arduous journey was to raise awareness and funds for anti-poaching rhino initiatives in South Africa and abroad.
South African sisters ride for rhinos

South African sisters ride for rhinos

South Africa and Vietnam are the key countries involved in the supply and demand sides of the rhino trade, respectively. And two Cape Town sisters are cycling a grueling 6 000km across Southeast Asia targeting schools and students with a message to stop buying rhino horn.
SANParks sells rhinos to foil poachers

South African child saves rhinos

An eight-year-old girl has raised funds through making and selling chocolates for efforts to save rhinos from poachers. Her efforts bore fruit when, working with the Sanparks Honorary Rangers, two trained sniffer dogs were given to the Ranger Corps in Marakele National Park.
Stan Christodoulou: a great boxing referee

Women of the Black Mambas take on poachers

A group of South African women who are part of an anti-poaching unit are not afraid to man-up in a nature reserve. The Black Mambas are well-trained bobbies on the beat in the Olifants West Nature Reserve, and their success can be seen in the massive drop in snaring.

The Cape Wheel

The Cape Wheel, Mantis, Forever Wild partner to save rhinos

Visitors to The Cape Wheel will be able to contribute R5 to save the rhino, thanks to a partnership between the popular tourist destination, Mantis Collection and the Wilderness Foundation.

MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports anti-poaching efforts

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has raised some R1.318-million in the past year to support anti-poaching efforts. On International Rhino Day, the fund reminds South Africans to take their responsibility as custodians of the planet seriously. 

Stars of the American Ballet supports The Rhino Orphanage

South Africa, home to the world's first Rhino Orphanage, aims to play a major part in the battle to protect the species. The orphanage rescues and rehabilitates the youngest victims of the illegal trade in rhino horn.

Rhinos in Boucher’s safe hands

Retired Proteas wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has gloved up for rhinos – the cricket star has decided to devote his time to rhino activism as South Africa battles with escalating poaching figures.
• Using technology to fight poaching

SANParks ups their game for rhinos

The iconic Kruger National Park – where most of the 281 rhino deaths in the country so far this year have occurred – is boosting not only its ranger numbers, but its tracking technology in an effort to thwart the syndicates that live off the trade.
Taking the plunge for our rhinos


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