To date 228 alleged rhino poachers have been arrested in South Africa since the start of 2013.
Latest rhino poaching figures (as of 03 October 2013):
- Kruger National Park (SANParks) - 444 rhinos poached
- Marakele National Park (SANParks) - 2 rhinos poached
- Gauteng - 4 rhinos poached
- Limpopo - 80 rhinos poached
- Mpumalanga - 50 rhinos poached
- North-West Province - 75 rhinos poached
- Eastern Cape - 2 rhinos poached
- Free State - 0 rhino poached
- KwaZulu Natal - 68 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.