Right now more rhinos are killed each year than born. In 2013, 1,004 wild rhinos were killed in South Africa alone. As the days march on, we lose individual rhinos at a shocking rate. The future does not look secure for this majestic species. One rhino is lost every 8 hours due to poachers!
There has been plenty of talk of saving South Africa’s rhino from extinction due to poaching, but there’s been little action. We do not seem to be winning this war.
As concerned conservationists, Great Plains Conservation has committed alongside industry partners to undertake a relocation of a magnitude never done before – to relocate no less than 100 rhino from South Africa to safe havens in Botswana. By mid-2015, this relocation operation will take place with an assertive and elaborate anti-poaching force and strong commitment to save this species.
Our fundraising campaign, Rhinos Without Borders, will ensure this relocation initiative is a success; striving to rescue this treasured species from spiraling to extinction.