Report back on Rhino Poaching: 2007 to 2014

During the last seven years South Africa has been experiencing escalating incidents of rhino poaching. The increasing regularity of these incidents pose a serious threat to the survival of the as well as any further development of the GLTP & GLTFCA.

South Africa 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
KNP (SANParks) 10 36 50 146 252 425 606 489 2014
MNP (SANParks) 0 0 0 0 6 3 3 0 12
Gauteng 0 0 7 15 9 1 8 3 43
Limpopo 0 23 16 52 74 59 114 103 441
Mpumalanga 3 2 6 17 31 28 92 43 222
North West 0 7 10 57 21 77 87 47 306
Eastern Cape 0 1 3 4 11 7 5 12 43
Free State 0 0 2 3 4 0 4 4 17
KwaZulu-Natal 0 14 28 38 34 66 85 65 330
Western Cape 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 1 9
Northern Cape 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
TOTAL: 13 83 122 333 448 668 919 769 3439

To date, 3,439 rhinos have been poached in South Africa of which 2014 were poached in the Kruger National Park alone.