Thankfully, the 2015 rhino poaching statistics saw a slight decline, taking the number down to 1,175.
Although this is a positive first step, if we continue to do nothing to help fight this illegal trade, we risk losing the rhino population forever.
There are people out there who are dedicated to protecting the future of the rhino. But these rangers who are working on the ground can’t do it alone – that’s why we’re supporting the Wilderness Foundation Africa in their quest to protect wild rhinos.
We have committed our passion and resources to help stop crimes against wild animals and their environment. As part of our commitment, we have partnered with Dr William Fowlds – once an employed member of the Medivet family – through the Wilderness Foundation Africa, to develop, implement and support the rhino protection initiative in South Africa.
We need your help to fund lifesaving projects. By harnessing our collective passion for animals, we are directing our fundraising towards projects that will have a positive impact on the rhino poaching crisis.
The work on the ground is only a small part of the fight to save the rhino. That’s why, through our Medivet Saving the Rhino campaign, we are raising funds to support a number of ongoing initiatives. These include: