13 rhinos poached, 7 poachers killed in Okavango Delta

Rhino in the Okavango Delta
Rhino in the Okavango Delta

Botswana has recorded 13 rhino killings in two months since October 2019 and seven poachers were killed for resisting arrests.

The Tourism Ministry has released a statement yesterday saying this brings to 31 the number of rhinos poached since October 2018, with 23 being white rhinoceros and eight black rhinoceros. 

In October 2019, the Ministry released a statement regarding the ongoing poaching of rhinoceros in the Delta. At the time nine rhinos had been killed from April 1, 2019 and October 4, 2019.

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