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Rhino poaching crisis in Africa worsening, discloses IUCN

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The number of African rhinos killed by poachers has increased for the sixth year in a row with at least 1,338 rhinos killed by poachers across Africa in 2015, according to new data compiled by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission’s African Rhino Specialist Group (AfRSG). The IUCN on Wednesday described the development as the highest level ...

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‘2014 is worst on record for rhino poaching’

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Official figures released on Thursday, January 22, 2015 by South Africa have confirmed that 2014 was the worst on record for rhino poaching. A total of 1,215 rhinos were poached in South Africa in 2014, an average of more than three animals per day or 100 per month. The latest figures illustrate the severity of the rhino poaching crisis with ...

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