PROTECTING

RHINO

Save the Waterberg Rhino was set up to protect rhinos
in the Waterberg, South Africa.

Rhino are being killed every day.

They are killed for their horns to supply illegal markets in Asia. The horns are used for trinkets,
power status symbols, after party tonics and traditional medicine.
Poaching has hit a level where rhinos may be facing extinction in the very near future,
if we can’t save them.

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SPECIES OF
RHINO

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RHINO
INVIDUALS

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COUNTRIES WITH
SIGNIFICANT POPULATIONS

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YEARS BEFORE
POSSIBLE EXTINCTION

Rhino species have existed for more than 5 million years and now, the Asian rhinos are on the
brink of extinction and African rhinos face an uncertain future because they are the main target
for poaching.

aBOUT sAVE THE wATERBERG rHINO

We are a locally based non-profit in the Waterberg, set up in 2012, to support the protection and conservation of
rhino.

upcoming projects
to fund

  • Security enhancements to protect rhino
  • Environmental education centre
  • Security equipment

Rhino need help!
what you can do

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  • Help us raise funds

White Rhino

NEAR
THREATENED

Black rhino

Critically Endangered

Latest news

Why are Rhino important?

Rhinos are mega-herbivores who significantly alter the habitat around them and thus affect large numbers of other organisms this is known as a keystone species. Rhino poaching started more than a decade ago and lots of time, money, and even

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Fake Rhino Horn

Fake rhino horn – the answer to stopping the poaching or encouragement to an illegal trade? With rhinos numbers being decimated by illegal poaching the race was on to find an idea to reduce or stop poaching and save rhinos

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Kruger Rhino Numbers

The recently released rhino numbers from Kruger National Park have shocked the rhino conservation world. There is obviously a large discrepancy in reported poaching numbers and actual poached rhino numbers over the last few years. This is hardly surprising as

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Covid impact on rhino poaching

Rhino poaching numbers in national parks dropped by 33% in 2020 compared to 2019 numbers. 394 rhinoceroses were poached for their horns compared to 594 the year before. South Africa decided to implement a long and hard lockdown to cope

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