Update on rhino poaching statistics (03 July 2012)

03 July 2012

 

Total number of rhinos killed this year:

SA 2010 2011 2012
KNP (SANParks) 146 252 155
MNP (SANParks) 0 6 3
GP 15 9 0
LIM 52 74 36
MP 17 31 12
NW 57 21 26
EC 4 11 3
FS 3 4 0
KZN 38 34 26
WC 0 6 1
NC 1 0 0
TOTAL 333 448 262

 

Total number of arrests this year:

 

South Africa - Arrests 2012 2011 2010
KNP (KNP) 39 82 67
MNP 0 0 0
Gauteng (GP) 20 16 10
Mpumalanga (MP) 47 73 16
Eastern Cape (EC) 0 2 7
Limpopo (LP) 29 34 36
North West (NW) 21 21 2
Free State (FS) 6 0 0
KZN (KZN) 10 4 25
Western Cape (WC) 0 0 2
Northern Cape (NC) 1 0 0
Total 173 232 165

 

South Africans are urged to report incidents of rhino poaching or any tip-offs that could lead to arrests and prevention of illegal killings to 0800 205 005