Rhino Poaching Fell by 33% in 2020, But Will It Last?

Rhino Poaching Fell by 33% in 2020, But Will It Last?

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer In 2020, the world watched as global stay-at-home orders led to the resurgence of wildlife populations in expected, and unexpected, ways. For rhinos in South Africa, the lockdowns led to an astounding 33% reduction in poaching. In 2019, 594 rhinos were poached for their horns. In 2020, that number fell to 394. The World Wildlife […]

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