September 22, World Rhino Day, was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010. September is also Heritage month and South Africans are determined to protect the remaining animals found in the wild…Watch DUrbanTV‘s Xplore Rhino programme to learn about this magnificent creature.
KwaZulu Natal’s world famous iMfolozi Game reserve was the last bastion of White Rhino in South Africa and the home of Dr Ian Player, the pioneering ranger who developed Rhino capture methods still used in today’s efforts to protect our Rhino.
Rhino remain under enormous threat from illegal poaching in South Africa due to the misguided idea that Rhino Horn cures many illness and specially trained ranger units now patrol and protect the remaining animals.
Lets take a moment to celebrates all five species of rhino: Black, white, greater one-horned, Sumatran and Javan rhinos and make sure these beautiful creatures remain for generations to come.