Tag Archives | poachers

How one man is saving wildlife by reforming poachers in Uganda

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We’d heard that its possible, reforming poachers and giving them viable alternatives, however, I was dubious until I met Moses and his group. “As you drive to Buhoma Gate we are on the way in Rugando village.” Well, Rugando isn’t on our GPS or map. So we drive to our camp outside Bwindi Impenetrable National […]

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True Story: Wildlife Rangers Tracking Rhino Poachers

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A story from the ebook by Peter Milton, “Wildlife Ranger: A Journey of Courage and Conviction” about his life in the bush fighting poachers and saving rhino and elephants. From the eBook, “Wildlife Ranger:…” The static crackle of the radio woke me from a shallow sleep. “Sierra Charlie come in…” I heard them bantering back […]

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Betrayed! Rhino Sold to Save Haven – Trophy Hunting Farms?

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Kruger National Park no longer the jewel reserve of South Africa, rhino sold instead of protected from poachers. Peter Milton (founder of Strategic Protection of Threatened Species) Speaks Out… The news that a large number of Kruger Park rhinos are being moved to privately owned hunting farms has come as a major shock in conservation […]

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How to Save an Orphaned Rhino Calf

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A conversation with renowned rhino calf response and rehab expert Karen Trendler. Rhino Rescuer Extraordinaire She is everything and more I thought she would be! Spending some time with Karen Trendler is a remarkable experience. Despite the horrors she witnesses and the rage that she must at times feel she is composed, gentle and focused. […]

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Has it reached the “boiling” point for Africa’s Wildlife?

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Margrit’s first impressions and experiences back in Africa… beautiful yet vulnerable. The weather is mild, the birds are singing, the fruit is to die for, the people are pleasant and “stay left” is our mantra on the road.. yes we are in Africa! When you are in one country trying to understand what is happening […]

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Favorite Wildlife Friday: Prince William Helped Relocate Them

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Favorite Wildlife Friday presents Prince William helping to bring a critically endangered African species home. This week’s Favorite Wildlife Friday features an animal this famous royal has had a hand in helping to relocate back to Africa after living in captivity. Can you guess the species from these clues? Who am I?   (Clues) Our […]

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