The number of people arrested on rhino poaching-related charges countrywide totals 143.
Latest rhino poaching figures (as of 24 July 2013):
- Kruger National Park (SANParks) - 321 rhinos poached
- Marakele National Park (SANParks)* - 2 rhinos poached
- Gauteng - 3 rhino poached
- Limpopo - 54 rhinos poached
- Mpumalanga - 36 rhino poached
- North-West Province - 53 rhinos poached
- Eastern Cape - 2 rhino poached
- Free State - 0 rhino poached
- KwaZulu Natal - 43 rhinos poached
- Western Cape - 0 rhino poached
- Northern Cape - 0 rhino poached
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) is urging members of the public to report incidents of rhino poaching or any tip-offs to the anonymous tip-off lines 0800 205 005, 08600 10111 or Crime-Line on 32211.