Poachers are still on the prowl. But thanks to these brave people, rhino populations are bouncing back. This WORLD RHINO DAY, learn more about the anti-poaching efforts happening around the world.
Rhinos need a hero — and anti-poachers are stepping up to the plate in a time of urgent need. Despite strict laws throughout Africa and Asia that aim to protect wildlife; 548 rhinos were poached in 2022. Only 27,000 rhinos exist in the wild today — including the endangered Sumatran rhino (population less than 80) and the northern rhino (population 2). Yet, these endangered animals continue to be poached.
Why rhinos are poached