Tag Archives: Rhinoprotect

The Specie of the week: The White Rhino! Last week we had a look at the black rhino, and highlighted that illegal wildlife trade is one of the most prevalent issues of today’s time!!!  Did you know that there is a difference between the white and black rhino and no its not the their colour. When […]

For 2015 up until 27 August 2015, 749 rhinos have been poached; a small increase from 716 rhinos poached during the same period in 2014. Across the world rhino poaching has impacted wildlife greatly.  On Inverdoorn grounds there have been previous poaching scares, yet we are incredibly happy to announce the birth of a baby […]

On the 22 September, Rhinoprotect featured on the Expresso show to spread awareness and speak about new techniques used to protect rhinos within Africa on World Rhino Day. Below we have Part one and two of WorldRhinoDay episode on Expresso. Featuring Damien Vergnaud, founder of RhinoProtect and Christo Viljoen, manager of Rhinoprotect. If you have […]

The use of dogs was demonstrated on the media at the National parks. The head of the KNP’S Ranger services named Ken Maggs, said “rangers apprehended more than 170 suspected poachers last year and more than 120 so far this year.” According to Maggs, he is unable to reveal the exact numbers of rhinos killed […]

New technology saving rhinos A newly created camera could save rhinos from extinction.  A group of British citizens have created a system that will protect these rhinos within the wild.  These rhinos could become extinct in the next few years, because these animals are being hunted for their horns by poachers. The features of the […]

South Africa, you will find the vast majority of world’s rhinos, that have been under heavy stress from poachers which killed in excess of 1200 of the country’s rhinos in the year 2014 and are destroying them at a high rate this year to satisfy growing interest in their horns, in parts of Asia.   […]

It kills us to think, that rhinos in Africa and across the world are being killed for their horns, horns that rightfully belongs to them. Imagine how you would feel or your family members if you were killed for your fingernails or teeth. According to media reports, these horns are then sold to the Asian […]

It’s a daily, yet rewarding challenge for the marketing team to always find new and innovative ways to get the positive message of RhinoProtect across all possible platforms. Our daily task is to outline a plan and strategy to engage all aspects of RhinoProtect. We are in charge of creating understandable and effect messages and […]

The RhinoProtect initiative was started by Damian Vergnaud, Also the Owner of Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Iziba Lodge, which can be found within the Western Cape. When poaching occurred in neighbouring reserves, Damian immediately upgraded his security by adding more security patrols on his reserve, employed extra staff and invested in expensive equipment such as […]

Rhino horn consumption have become a challenging and worrying factor for the survival of rhinos, lets spark a debate, a debate of positive change! Read the below facts and let us know your thoughts… Rhino conservation seems entirely unnecessary – this animal looks quite everlasting. But populations fell to no more than a few hundred […]