Rhino Conservation Botswana
Gives Wild Rhinos a Fighting Chance

Across Africa, rhinos are fighting for survival. Botswana could be their last haven and final hope. Rhino Conservation Botswana (RCB) is working to increase and protect populations of black and white rhinos in Botswana. On behalf of the Botswana government, we are keeping these precious animals safe for future generations. With your support, we can help rhinos to beat extinction.

We work tirelessly to fight against the extinction of wild African rhinos
Every donation – large or small – goes directly to support our efforts to protect black and white rhinos in the wild in Botswana, where they can raise calves and lead full and natural lives.

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The Duke of Sussex joins RCB on a Rhino Tagging Operation

THE DUKE OF SUSSEX | RCB PATRON

We are delighted to have the patronage of His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex and we are hugely grateful for his support. On becoming Royal Patron of RCB, The Duke said:

“I’ve been lucky enough to visit Botswana for more than 20 years and am incredibly fortunate to be able to call it my second home. Being Patron of RCB is an opportunity to give something back to a country that has given so much to me.”

In September 2016, The Duke (then ‘Prince Harry’) saw for himself RCB’s work in Botswana when he joined RCB in the Okavango Delta on a sensitive operation to fit state-of-the-art electronic tracking devices to critically endangered black rhinos.

Latest News

STATEMENT: BOTSWANA RHINO POACHING

The last two weeks have been devastating for RCB and our partners as two more rhinos have been poached in the perceived safer zones of the Okavango Delta, bringing to 9 the total number of rhinos poached since April this year. We are alarmed, to say the least, by the ability of these professional poachers

October 10, 2019

Wild rhino tagging operation a success

We are exhausted. In collaboration with government, Rhinos without Borders and Wilderness Safaris, Rhino Conservation Botswana has just completed a large operation to dart and tag previously untagged wild rhinos in the Okavango Delta. Over the past week, the team has darted rhinos and fitted each rhino with a tracking device as well as taking

June 11, 2019

Dry times

The Okavango Delta is a beautiful wildlife area recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a pulsing wetland that owes its existence to the Okavango River which flows down from the Angolan Highlands and floods annually into the harsh dry Kalahari Desert. These flood waters reach the Delta between March and June each

May 14, 2019
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