Rhino poachers resort to poison

By Andy Rice 29 September 2010

A heap of poisoned cabbage halves were found on a game farm in Mookgophong (Naboomspruit) at the weekend, according to Wildlife Ranching South Africa. The cabbages were found only 100m away from where the rhinos were grazing, and picked up before they could cause any harm. The police are currently conducting forensic tests on the cabbages to identify what type of poison was used. Read more: Sapa, TimesLive


While we have your attention...

An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money - though not nearly as much as its absence.

Every article, every day, is our contribution to Defending Truth in South Africa. If you would like to join us on this mission, you could do much worse than support Daily Maverick's quest by becoming a Maverick Insider.

Click here to become a Maverick Insider and get a closer look at the Truth.

Election 2019

Maimane takes hardline on illegal immigration at DA’s 2019 campaign manifesto launch

By Ferial Haffajee

Canola oil is named such as to remove the "rape" from its origin as rapeseed oil.