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Aug03

10 Realistic Ways to Save the Rhino in South Africa

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

10 REALISTIC WAYS TO SAVE THE RHINO It saddens one to think that the rhino is being hunted down for the value that its horn provides to dealers from Asian countries such as Taiwan, South Korea and China, where they would use it in traditional medicines. Middle Eastern countries like Oman and Yemen use it to make all kinds of ornaments that include ceremonial daggers and other jewellery. According to The Guardian, in August 2011 the...

Jul31

Rhino Anti-Poaching Solutions

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HOW TO SAVE THE RHINOS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Rhino Anti-Poaching Solutions

Rhinos of South Africa are the unfortunate victims of the horn trafficking meeting the demand of the Asian market using horns in some traditional remedies. According to the last updated statistics, dated 17 July 2012 of the Department of Environmental Affairs, last year has resulted in the slaughter of 448 rhinos, which means 115 more that in 2010. Has the extinction of the South African rhinos reach thepoint of no return yet?This...

Apr28

Stand Up

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Video

Famous Reggae band The Wailers graced our shores for a quick visit in Cape Town to play a very special charity gig in aid of the RhinoProtect initiative. The 'Stand Up' event was on the 27th April Friday at Trinity Night Club with support acts being Fox Comet and The Rudimentals. One Small Seed captured some great live footage of all three acts after the interview.  

Apr27

RhinoProtect Presents The Wailers

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EXPRESSO SHOW ARTICLE

RhinoProtect Presents The Wailers

Expresso show reminds us all of the essential points on RhinoProtect action. RhinoProtect is a private organisation dedicated to rolling out a potentially life-saving, species-preserving horn treatment in the fight against rhino poaching. The horn treatment is a barium-laced dye that has a two-fold function:- Makes the horn unpalatable and indigestible for humansMakes it easily detectable by airport/custom scannersThe horn...

Apr25

Stand Up to Save the Rhino

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THE WAILERS CONCERT

Stand Up to Save the Rhino

The Stand Up! concert is the concept of Damien Vergnaud, founder of RhinoProtect and owner of Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Iziba Safari Lodge. RhinoProtect was established in response to the unabated and indiscriminate slaughter of rhinos in South Africa. Following the cruel dehorning of a neighbouring game reserve's rhino, Damien and his team, which included concerned rangers and veterinary specialists, decided to administer the horn...

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Reservations & Info

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

 

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

Meet The Team

  • Dutch Delight

    Dutch Delight

    I am Cynthia Knuppe, a 28 year old woman with a Dutch nationality. In the Netherlands I used to work as a dental hygienist for about six years. In the beginning of 2012 I decided to take...

  • Meeting the Volunteers: John McIlvaine

    Meeting the Volunteers: John McIlvaine

    I mentioned previously that the cheetah team could no longer be referred to as the cheetah girls, and this is due to the presence of John McIlvaine. Coming from Seattle in the United...

  • Meeting the Interns: Thomas Prevot

    Meeting the Interns: Thomas Prevot

    Travelling from one famous wine region to another, namely Bordeaux to Cape Town, Thomas Prevot has come to South Africa to "discover a new culture and a new kind of work." Studying...

  • Meet the Team: Martial Viot

    Meet the Team: Martial Viot

    The staff at Inverdoorn hail from various parts of South Africa, and even other parts of the world. As a result they all have very different and diverse backgrounds, but are connected by...

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Contact Infos

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

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