04 June 2020

Namibia: New poaching figures!

According to the spokesperson of Namibia's Ministry of Environment, Forestry & Tourism (MET), Romeo Muyunda, the number of poaching cases between January 2020 and May 2020 has dropped by 50% compared to the same period last year. Namibia has lost 13 animals to illegal poaching since January 2020, while the country recorded 26 poaching cases during the first five months of 2019.
Namibia has the second largest population of white rhinos in the world after South Africa and, according to Save the Rhino, it holds one-third of the world’s remaining black rhinos.

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