Conservationists to Move Rhinos Threatened by Poaching from South Africa to Botswana

February 13, 2014 by  
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After years of unsuccessful cries for protection, some of South Africa’s threatened rhinos are finally being rescued. Conservationists have announced a plan to relocate the endangered animals to Botswana after repeated attempts to enact protections within their native country have failed. Last year alone over 1,000 rhinos were killed for their horns, which are in demand in many Asian countries. But despite conservationist’s attempts to curtail the slaughter, the situation hasn’t improved. In fact, it has only gotten much, much worse.  Read the rest of Conservationists to Move Rhinos Threatened by Poaching from South Africa to Botswana Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: &Beyond , conservation groups , conserving rhino populations , consevations groups protecting rhinos , Great Plains Conservation , protecting rhinos from poaching , relocating endagered animals , relocating rhinos , rhino conservation efforts , rhino horn , rhino horn Asia , rhino horn demand , rhino poaching , rhino poaching South Africa , rhino protection , Rhinos Relocated , rhinos relocated from South Africa , rhinos relocated to Botswana , South Africa poaching        

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