A montage of photos by acclaimed wildlife photographer Beverly Joubert, which capture the drama and emotion of the first translocation of rhinos from South Africa to Botswana. Relive the rhinos’ incredible journey, from shots of the vets darting the animals by helicopter, to dramatic footage of the experienced wildlife relocation team loading the rhinos in…Details
Every year, Robb Report feature their Ultimate Gift Guide which spotlights the most extravagant gifts of the year available anywhere, ranging from an amphibious aircraft and a soaring submersible to a one-of-a-kind grand-touring car and an incomparable cruise. This year, they featured a one-of-kind Rhinos Without Borders itinerary for US$199,693 – which includes flights from South Africa…Details
EWN speaks to Dereck and Beverly Joubert about the effective anti-poaching procedures employed in Botswana, as well as the staggering logistics involved in moving the first ten rhino identified by the Rhinos Without Borders initiative. The costs involved in the translocation are discussed, as are the Joubert’s efforts to foster education in the Far East,…Details
The Guardian welcomes the announcement of an anti-poaching initiative that aims to move up to 100 rhino from South Africa to the remote wilderness of Botswana. Each rhino will be tagged and microchipped for research and monitoring, while an anti-poaching team will work with Botswana’s government to monitor the animals.
CNN writes about the heavy pressure on rhino from poaching in South Africa, as well as the factors that make Botswana a safer home for the species. The article examines the processes involved in preparation the rhino for translocation, as well as the myths about rhino horn that are threatening the survival of the species.…Details