My contribution for this week’s challenge…
The Khama Rhino Sanctuary was our second stop in Botswana.
if fact cared for by a military guard.
where to eat,
the most important place of all on a hot day,
and of course that swimming was available.
to the left are the beginnings of the new restaurant,
the previous restaurant having burned down,
This photo is a sure sign of better things to come.
We were told that this because the sanctuary is guarded twenty-four hours a day
by members of a nearby military camp…
during our drive around the sanctuary.
Another sign of poaching problems.
Poaching Rhinoceros for their (keratin-fingernail) horn is so bad that in
excess of 1,000 rhinoceros were killed in South Africa alone, in 2013,
…just for the horn.
That is nearly 3 rhinos shot dead
EACH & EVERY
day during 2013.
I did hear that even a foetus had its horn removed
The policy here, is ‘shoot first ask questions later’.
I was not about to test the policy!
By my calculations, the 2013 figure of