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Your Help Needed! One final push to buy Milk Powder for the Rhino Babies at the Orphanage. We are taking another load of supplies at the end of the week, and you can help by making a donation at: wildheartwildlifefoundation.org/index.php/how-can-you-help
For those with PayPal, go to: paypal.me/wildheartwildlife

We are also taking industrial Chainsaws and BrushCutters to help clear the tall...
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16 rhino carcasses found at the Kruger

Skukuza – Since the beginning of the month, 16 rhino carcasses have been found in the Kruger National Park (KNP).

“Three of the rhinos were found dead but their horns were still intact. We don’t know what the cause was. It could be natural causes such as old age disease or they could have died in a fight. We will do a post-mortem on the animals,” said...
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Adorable squeaks from the Baby Rhinos as they ask for Milk..

We will be taking a supply of milk powder and other items to the Rhino babies next week.
For those wishing to donate to help with their milk and other essential supplies, go to:
wildheartwildlifefoundation.org/index.php/how-can-you-help
or PayPal Direct at: paypal.me/wildheartwildlife
Rare Black Wildcat Caught on Film in Africa

Servals are normally tan with black spots, but an unusually dark animal in Kenya surprised photographer Sergio Pitamitz.

While leading a photography tour in Lualenyi Camp, a private game reserve near Kenya's Tsavo West National Park, on February 18, Pitamitz noticed a dark spot moving in the grass. His vehicle stopped, and he waited.

Within a few...
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Rescue dogs become K9 conservationists to deter Zambia poaching.

Rescue dogs have taken center stage in the fight to protect wildlife from poachers in Zambia.

The Working Dogs for Conservation program has trained the dogs to identify everything from wire snare traps, to guns and ammunition used in illegal hunting, to pangolin scales, rhino horn and ivory.

“During our work monitoring lion,...
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Little Rhino orphan J'aimie with her kind and caring surrogate Mommies at The Rhino Orphanage.
All due respect in the world going out to Jamie Traynor, Steffi, and all the Angel Caregivers at the orphanage. Your selfless dedication and love you give to these victims of poaching is unparalleled.

Pictures by #WHWF taken last week on one of our milk powder deliveries.
Surrogate Parent to a precious baby Ellie at DSTW. <3
Elephant calf is dramatically winched to safety after 24 HOURS stuck in a 70ft-deep hole.

A baby elephant spent more than 24 hours in a 70 foot-deep well before being winched to safety by locals.

In a dramatic rescue operation, the ten-year-old calf was pulled out of the hole after being trapped there for more than a day.

Rescuers used ropes and a JCB machine to free the scared animal.

The...
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African elephants are tranquilised and lifted by cranes. All Rescued.

Jaw-dropping photographs have revealed how four-tonne African elephants were tranquilised and lifted by crane in a massive rescue operation after a herd escaped from a nature reserve.

At least 10 animals were rescued by rangers as they scrambled to get them back into the reserve from which they came. Shots taken by a...
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Inadequate investigative capacity for wildlife crimes has proved to be a major drawback in the fight against poaching and illegal wildlife trade.

In Kenya and Tanzania, a significant proportion of elephant poaching and ivory trafficking cases either lead to lenient sentences, or are withdrawn or dismissed altogether due to a lack of - or exceedingly weak - evidence . This eventually leads...
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TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - Scene-of-crime evidence gathering: TRAFFIC helps deliver training in Tanzania and Kenya

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Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers go out to all the people who were injured and to the families of the victims who lost their lives in the tragic and cowardly Terror attack in London.
Poaching menace leaves only 540 rhinos in Kenya.

There are only 540 rhinos left in Kenya down from 20,000 in 1970, according to EarthWatch Institute, an international environmental charity organisation.

This comes on a backdrop of extensive poaching that has been witnessed in the country over the past 20 years with conservationists working round the clock to stem this vice.

On Tuesday,...
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Poachers continue with Rhino killings in South African Reserves

South African National Parks say although poachers are continuing to kill rhino for their horns, authorities is making some headway in the fight against rhino poaching.
The park's William Mabasa says three suspects have been arrested after they dehorned a rhino in the Mpumalanga side of the park.
He says another suspect was...
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Poachers continue with Rhino killings in South African National Parks

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Poachers continue with Rhino killings in South African Reserves

South African National Parks say although poachers are continuing to kill rhino for their horns, authorities is making some headway in the fight against rhino poaching.

The park's William Mabasa says three suspects have been arrested after they dehorned a rhino in the Mpumalanga side of the park.

He says another suspect was...
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Poachers continue with Rhino killings in South African Reserves

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Please sign & share this important Petition to Save the Tuskers.

South Africa is home to a rich diversity of Wildlife, and some of the most Iconic Elephants on the planet.

The increase in poaching for ivory is suddenly on our doorstep, and there is a very real threat that we could lose some of our most important elephants to this crime against our National Heritage.

The value of Tuskers has...
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South African President Jacob Zuma: Presidential Protection for All Tuskers & Emerging Tuskers (Elephants)

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A report released by the Humane Society International (HSI) finds that trophy hunters are “grossly” overstating the economic benefits of big game hunting in Africa.

HSI timed the release of the report to coincide with the start of Safari Club International’s (SCI) annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 1. US-based SCI, one of the world’s largest trophy hunting advocacy...
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Trophy Hunters Overstate Contribution of Big Game Hunting to African Economies: Report | Eco Daily News

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Thula is one of the survivors at The Rhino Orphanage. A poachers bullet went through the Mother killing her instantly, then passed straight through Thula's side, missing her spine by just a few centimeters. We are happy to report that on visiting her at the weekend, her gunshot wounds are healing perfectly and can look forward to a full recovery and rehabilitation.

We have to save as many...
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