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11th hour mission to save South Africa’s rhinos

Debora Patta of CBS News gets an inside glimpse into the Rhinos Without Borders initiative; a project of hope that aims to help save one of Africa’s most iconic species. The rhinos are tranquilised and captured in preparation for translocation to Botswana, with the aim of creating a breeding population in a country that has…

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Dealing a crushing blow to poachers

The Wall Street Journal speaks to Beverly and Dereck Joubert about Rhinos Without Borders and why Botswana was selected as the destination for threatened rhinos translocated from South Africa. The conservationists also explain the extreme measures taken to ensure the safety of the rhino during the move and speak about their hope for the future.…

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First rhinos in massive African airlift released in Botswana

Read a National Geographic feature about the massive airlift operation required to move the first ten of a hundred rhino, which were translocated from South Africa to Botswana as part of the Rhinos Without Borders project. Find out about the challenges encountered in getting the rhino safely to their new home in an undisclosed location…

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Largest rhino airlift ever to move 100 at-risk animals

With rhino conservation in a desperate situation, Rhinos Without Borders takes on the challenge of moving 100 of these massive animals, which weigh up to two and a half tons each, to safe havens in Botswana. Dereck Joubert speaks to National Geographic about the myths surrounding rhino horn, the dangers and challenges of the translocation,…

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