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South Africa | 6 poachers arrested, with no animals killed, since beginning of October

SANParks has announced three successful operations in the KNP. Six suspected poachers were arrested in the park since the beginning of October.

“Three heavy-caliber hunting rifles were confiscated during the operations and the majority of the suspects were arrested before shooting any animals,” said Ike Phaahla, spokesperson of SANParks.

“In the same period there were no elephants poached, despite 55 recorded poacher activities.”

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