To date 219 alleged rhino poachers have been arrested in South Africa since the start of 2013.
Latest rhino poaching figures (as of 21 September 2013):
- Kruger National Park (SANParks) - 418 rhinos poached
- Marakele National Park (SANParks) - 2 rhinos poached
- Gauteng - 4 rhinos poached
- Limpopo - 80 rhinos poached
- Mpumalanga - 48 rhinos poached
- North-West Province - 69 rhinos poached
- Eastern Cape - 2 rhinos poached
- Free State - 0 rhino poached
- KwaZulu Natal - 65 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.