Peace for rhinos as lockdown keeps poachers away – for now

07 April 2020 - 09:00 By paul ash
Lockdown presents a unique period of respite for vulnerable wildlife.
Lockdown presents a unique period of respite for vulnerable wildlife.
Image: 123RF/Jacoba Susanna Maria Swanepoel

SA’s rhinos and other vulnerable wildlife could enjoy a rare moment of peace during lockdown. 

With people confined to their homes and the police and army on patrol, poachers will be stopped in their tracks, say conservation experts.

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