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…Details
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Rhino horn remains one of the most sought after animal products in the illegal wildlife trade. Its value is greater than gold, making rhinos high-value targets for poachers. Rhinos Without Borders (RWB) is addressing this threat by translocating rhinos from areas where they are vulnerable to poaching incidents, and releasing them into the wilderness of…Details
Mashable explores the details of the Rhinos Without Borders initiative to airlift as many rhino as possible from high threat areas in South Africa to safe havens within Botswana. Following one of the deadliest years for rhino on record, with 14 rhino shot every week, this initiative could not come sooner. Apart from spreading the…Details
Bloomberg Radio interviews Dereck and Beverly Joubert about Rhinos Without Borders and the effort to move as many rhino as possible to the safety of Botswana. With a rhino lost every seven hours, the species will go extinct in approximately ten years if the situation continues unchecked. Dereck explains how private individuals and companies can…Details
Recently, Botswana’s spectacular Okavango Delta hailed the historic arrival of six Botswana-bred rhino (four males and two females); brought about by the propagating success of the Khama Rhino Sanctuary (KRS). The KRS was primarily established as a rhino breeding sanctuary to reintroduce these endangered animals to the wild areas of Botswana. This momentous translocation, achieved…Details