Sunday, October 24, 2010

GPS devices in Rhino horns

Ah, a hopefully happy follow up to this post. At least five rhinos in South Africa have been equipped with GPS tracking devices inside their horns in an effort to monitor activity and decrease poaching.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Rhino Poaching up 2000% in the past 3 yrs

image by Andreas Smetana
Thanks to new technologies like night goggles and gun silencers, rhinocerous poachers are succeeding in their efforts now more than ever before. Click here for the whole article. I dread the day when this image becomes truth!