700 South African Rhinos Already Slaughtered in 2013

September 23, 2013 by  
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The year hasn’t even reached a close and already poachers have killed more rhinos is South Africa – home to 80 percent of the world’s rhino population – than in all of last year. Poachers have slaughtered nearly 700 rhinos in their relentless pursuit for the animal’s horns, which are wrongly believed to have strong healing powers. That number is even more shocking considering that in 2007 poachers only killed 13 rhinos throughout the entire year. Read the rest of 700 South African Rhinos Already Slaughtered in 2013 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Africa rhino killing , killing animals for their horns , killing rhinos for their horns , poaching Africa , poaching South Africa , record rhinos killed , record rhinos poached , record rhinos slaughtered , rhino births , rhino deaths , rhino deaths South Africa , rhino horn healing , rhino horn healing properties , rhino horn medicine , Rhino horns , rhino killing , rhino poaching , rhino poaching South Africa , rhino population , rhino population decline , rhinoceros horn healing , rhinoceros killing , rhinoceros poaching , rhinoceros poaching South Africa , World Wildlife Federation        

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700 South African Rhinos Already Slaughtered in 2013

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