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 working tirelessly to 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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White Rhino

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Black Rhino

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Number Poached per year

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Number Poached per day

Latest News

STATEMENT: RHINO POACHING

Despite significant anti-poaching efforts, the rhino poaching onslaught continues unabated in Botswana with 47 rhinos lost to poachers over the last 12 months. This has devastated Botswana’s rhino populations and significantly set back the work of Rhino Conservation Botswana. [Read Full Statement]

March 9, 2020

NEW CALF BRINGS HOPE

It has been a hard year for us here in the Okavango. With the drought and poaching we have had little to celebrate. But the birth of this little calf has given us hope and cause to celebrate once again. Each calf born is a step towards stabilising Botswana’s rhino population in the face of

February 14, 2020

MOTHER AND CALF RESCUE

An RCB aerial patrol spotted a white rhino female struggling with a bullet wound – the result of a failed poaching attempt. We coordinated and launched a rapid response and effectively treated the rhino’s wound, most probably saving her life. This is what we do here at Rhino Conservation Botswana with our partners the Department

January 24, 2020

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 The Duke of Sussex and we are hugely grateful for his support. On becoming 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.

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