African Vet Safaris

2018-05-28T16:16:49+02:00May 25th, 2011|Tags: , , |

As many of you will know there has been a massive increase in poaching of rhino in South Africa over the past 3-4 years. Last year this took a very sad and bizarre twist when several Veterinarians were implicated in being involved in the illicit trade in rhino horn – not necessarily poaching (it is illegal to sell horn derived from dead animals/dehorned animals). Their cases are still pending but needless to say, whether they will be found guilty or not, this was (and still is) very bad publicity for the Veterinary profession. In addition it made the veterinary authorities that [...]