Kabok is built on rhino poaching

Kabok in Mozambique is a town that is getting wealthy by poaching rhinoKabok is a ‘rhino town’. The hidden village on the western border of Mozambique  is one of the strongholds for rhino poachers. They earn hundreds of  thousands euro’s with the trade in horns of killed rhino’s in South Africa. They are almost  untouchable. Nor the army, nor the police can arrest the gang leaders.

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Poachers hacked baby rhino with axes

Poachers hacked a baby rhino many times with axes and machetes.  The infant rhino got too close to the poachers who were cutting off her mother’s horn after that rhino was killed in South Africa near Mokopane. 

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SanWild protects Rhino with militairy precision

The wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre SanWild in South Africa runs a very effective growing rhino protection program to ensure the safety of a number of rhinos on private land. The program is simple, effective and runs with militairy precision. The objective is to keep individual rhino safe and alive, no matter what the cost.

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Rhino horn confiscated in the Netherlands

At an auction in the province of Zeeland the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (nVWA) seized 2 rhino horns. The Belgian owner wanted to sell the rhino horns through an auction in the Netherlands.

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African countries agree on sale of rhino horn powder

Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Angola are heading for a collision with rhino conservationists after it emerged that their governments had agreed to the sale of rhino horn powder in clinics and pharmacies.

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Care-Centre for orphaned rhino babies

South Africa is to be home to the first specialist, dedicated, non-commercial care-centre for baby rhinos orphaned by the shocking poaching for rhino horns.

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Museums take measures against rhino gang

A unique DNA database is being developed in Scotland to help police crack down on thefts of African rhinoceros horns from museums across Europe.

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Celebrating the birth of a white rhino

LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA—African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is celebrating the birth of a white rhino in Zambia’s Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, a major conservation milestone in a region devastated by rampant rhino poaching.

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Criminal syndicates turn to Rhino poaching

Rhino experts say there is a new trend emerging in relation to rhino poaching. Increasingly, criminal syndicates usually associated with more hardened crimes like drug trafficking and vehicle theft are turning to rhino poaching.

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