Infographic: Rhino poaching and arrests in numbers

On Wednesday 9 September 2015, SAPS briefed the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Rhino Task Team based at the Kruger National Park (KNP) and the subsequent arrests, seizures and convictions. The stats also included numbers on poaching and arrests made outside of KNP. The Minister of Environmental Affairs warned in May 2015 on the record levels of rhino poaching, with an 18% rise in the first four months of 2015 compared to the same period a year ago. For more, see infographic below:

rhino poaching and arrests


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