Map Ives, Director of Rhino Conservation Botswana (RCB), was in Basel on Monday 26 June thanking Swiss donors for their support. Their generosity has made Switzerland a world leader in the fight to prevent white and black rhinos from being poached to extinction.
Thanks to the honesty of three men working on a remote cattle outpost, two of Botswana’s rare black rhinos are safely back where they belong. Map Ives went to thank them…
This week, Rhino Conservation Botswana’s director Map Ives and Regional Wildlife Officer Tim Blackbeard visited a remote cattle post in Makgadikgadi Pans to personally thank three men for helping to protect two black rhinos.
Last time, we told you that two black rhinos had wandered off on their own little adventure. To keep these precious animals safe, RCB scrambled a rescue team to capture and return them to the Moremi Game Reserve, where they can be kept under our monitors’ watchful eyes. But the operation wasn’t all plain sailing.