Rhino Canines do it again

We are super proud to acknowledge our canine heroes and their handlers!!!!
THEY HAVE STRUCK ONCE AGAIN this week and 3 suspected poachers were neutralised and another weapon was recovered.

These foxhounds are unique in that they are able to track off lead and this makes them super fast. The hounds are equipped with GPS monitors enabling the rangers to monitor the hounds by helicopter. Their skills are fast becoming an integral and game changing feature of the war against rhino poaching.
These amazing little hounds have been instrumental in the apprehension of 17 suspects this year already, with the recovery of 10 rifles.

Unitrans Volkswagen are the sponsors of these little rhino protectors who are aptly named Chico, Jetta and Kombi.

The hounds have adapted well to the rugged conditions in the Kruger National Park. They totally ignore the wildlife tracks and animals they may encounter during their human tracking and are able to track at 19kms and hour.

Well done to the whole team who are part of this successful project.

Members of the public can contribute to this project by clicking on this link and making a donation to help save our rhinos for future generations


Get your sticker at any participating unitrans dealer!


Proud winner of the

2013 SANParks Kudu Award

Proud winner of the 2013

GRAA Rhino Conservation Award



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