PICS: Six-beast strong rhino roadblock in Kruger

2015-08-17 12:45
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Cape Town - Generally stand offs between rhino and humans spell disaster for this endangered species. 

A recent spate of poaching attacks was stopped in its tracks in the Kruger National Park, with rangers snagging a total of eight poachers in one day.  Can you believe that since the start of 2015, a total of 223 suspected poachers have been arrested in the country, of which 129 were arrested in the Kruger National Park.

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And then there is this special kind of stand off shared by Vernon Gouveia via facebook - It shows exactly what these brave rangers are fighting to preserve in the Kruger National Park

(Vernon Gouveia via facebook)

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(Vernon Gouveia via facebook)

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Tourists can report any incidents they spot in the park on the SANParks Emergency Call Centre numbers 013 735 5516 / 076 801 9679. 

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