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.
Rhino Conservation Botswana
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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.
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 takingJune 11, 2019
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 eachMay 14, 2019
Our Board of Trustees field trip this year focused on our work with the communities who live in and around wildlife areas in the Okavango. RCB works with these communities to improve their livelihoods and to build trusting relationships that can withstand the threat of poaching interests. It is our profound conviction that local peopleMay 14, 2019