Tag Archives | anti-poaching

Five Top Ways People Protect Wild Animals in Africa

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For 7 years, Margrit & Russ talked with the people on the ground in Africa and here is what they discovered. “Protect wild animals in Africa? No problem. Just have the Wildlife community get together and work things out!” That was my naïve solution as a retiring engineer from the U.S. Looking back it was […]

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2 Essentials to Saving African Elephants in Malawi

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It takes a special breed of people for saving African elephants in Malawi right now and they must have these two essentials. “Sorry I’m late!” She says walking in all smiles. A large scarf covers her right shoulder. Only three weeks earlier Lynn Clifford, Field Manger for the Wildlife Action Group project in Malawi, was […]

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The Man Behind This Year-Long Anti-Poaching Boot Camp


An eye-opening glimpse into an anti-poaching boot camp and the man behind it. We were welcomed to the Nkwe Anti-Poaching camp by two rather plump lazy looking Jack Russell dogs and a teeny tiny scruffy little thing full of wags and wiggles. These three are also unlikely track stars running 4 kilometers through the bush […]

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Dogs take a bite of out of crime – rhino poaching


With rhino poaching still a huge threat to the specie’s survival trained dogs are proving themselves in the rhino wars. Sophie, Dozer and Killer. While they may not be household names, these soldiers (and countless others) are currently serving on the front lines in the rhino wars across Africa. Move Over Oxpecker Sophie, Dozer and […]

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A Look at One Anti-Poaching Strategy that is Working

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Rhino, elephants and other endangered species threatened by wildlife crime and trafficking have a quiet hero, Peter Milton.   “It’s a cry you’ll never forget!” Although Peter Milton, wildlife ranger and protection strategist, faces tragic rhino poaching scenes all to regularly, he tells us that coming upon an orphaned calf bellowing for its dead mother […]

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Help us buy an Air Ranger to Stop the Rhino Poachers

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Drones, UAVs or Air Rangers may be the solution to stop poachers of endangered rhino and other wildlife species. Not even a week into 2013 and rangers at Kruger National Park already found their first casualty of the New Year. Near the South African border with Mozambique, the rangers found the carcass of an endangered […]

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Tiny Glimpse into What Rhino Rangers are up Against

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Thick brush, no trails, night vision goggles and powerful guns, enter poachers and rangers in the fight for the rhino. This past weekend my husband Russ and I spent several hours hiking in a rather remote Texas State Park. The cedar and scrub oak were dense as we made our way along the trail. This got […]

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WWF Report: Sad Status of Rhino in South Africa

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WWF report, rhino poaching in South Africa hits record high, via Kevin Bewick, Anti Poaching Intelligence Group. November 3, 2011 – More rhinos have been killed in South Africa in the past 10 months than were killed in all of 2010, new poaching numbers reveal. Statistics from South Africa National Parks show that 341 animals […]

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Rhino News: Vietnam Moves Against Wildlife Trafficking

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Since World Rhino Day this past September 22nd, Vietnam has been in the news for moving against wildlife trafficking… here is the latest development which is good news for protecting wildlife in Africa. Vietnam Biggest Cities Act against Wildlife Trafficking Vietnam’s Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City will organize two exhibitions on improving the public […]

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Rhino News: Numbers, Talks, Money

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Vietnamese and South Africans talk rhino poaching, stop illegal trafficking, endangered rhino, World Rhino Day and Wildlife Documentary. Rhino Horn Trafficking Over 300 killed this year! Almost as many as in the whole of 2010 and triple the number lost in 2009, as the demand for rhino horn in Asia continues to rise. However, progress […]

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