Tracker Dog Team foil Rhino Poaching attempt at Save Valley Conservancy

June 5, 2017

I'm pleased to announce that on the 18th march save valley dog section intercepted and stopped a potential rhino poaching gang on the conservancy.
Three men were spotted on the conservancy in the early evening with rifle & backpack, at this point the tracker team led by Polaris and Samuel was deployed. He tracked them for approximately one hour and made sufficient ground that the poachers saw the dog team, panicked and dropped their equipment including heavy calibre ammunition. They then headed for a rocky outcrop
And high ground to make their escape and at this point the track was Called off due to failing light. A successful interception and recovery of equipment by a dedicated anti poaching unit. The dogs are one part of this and congratulations goes out to all concerned in the operation.



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