Of the 21 suspected poachers arrested since 01 January 2013, 14 were arrested in the Kruger National Park.
Latest rhino poaching figures (as of 06 February 2013):
- Kruger National Park (SANParks) - 61 rhinos poached
- Mapungubwe National Park (SANParks) - 0 rhino poached
- Gauteng - 0 rhino poached
- Limpopo - 3 rhinos poached
- Mpumalanga - 4 rhino poached
- North-West Province - 6 rhinos poached
- Eastern Cape - 0 rhino poached
- Free State - 0 rhino poached
- KwaZulu Natal - 8 rhinos poached
- Western Cape - 0 rhino poached
- Northern Cap - 0 rhino poached
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has urged members of the public to report incidents of rhino poaching or any tip-offs that could lead to arrests and prevention of illegal killings to 0800 205 005.