Rhino Blog highlights for the week 22 to 28 October

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Rhino Blog: Dr Jane Goodall

Wednesday, 24 October at 10:53 with repeats every two hours

People’s Weather (DStv 180)

Presenter Bonné de Bod spends this episode in the company of legendary primatologist, UN Messenger of Peace and world renowned environmentalist Dr Dame Jane Goodall. Jane talks to Bonné about her love of rhinos and how her organisation Roots and Shoots is having an impact in Africa and China where love of nature and connectedness to the planet is what she believes will save the rhinos.


Rhino Blog: South African Government Response

Sunday, 28 October at 10:45 with repeats every two hours

People’s Weather (DStv 180)

With only 20,000 rhinos left on the planet, South Africa is home to the majority of rhinos.  In fact, all the world’s rhinos don’t even come close to a tenth of South Africa population which is estimated at 18 000. The South African Government has the world’s eyes watching to see how they are tackling this slaughter of animals inside their country. More specifically, more than half of the rhinos in South Africa belong to the state. This is a look at the state’s response to the issue.

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