After hearing Jacob Zuma say in his New Years Speech, that 2013 would be the year to tackle Rhino poaching and we lost 1004 Rhinos in this year alone, it does not feel as though the government is doing enough to stop this horrendous, cruel and senseless slaughtering of our beautiful and much loved Rhinos. They are one of the big 5 and part of our South African heritage, do we really want to see our Big 5 become our Big 4? I love our wildlife too much to just sit here and watch them become extinct because people in the East think that the Rhino horn has medicinal values when they could just aswell be chewing their own nails! I find the poaching extremely cruel and very heartless! We really need to do everything in our power to preserve these beautiful animals.
We all know that most of the poachers come from Mozambique and that they have increased the poaching since the border fences were taken down. The time has now come to put these fences up again and to increase the military in this area to bring the poaching under control.
Please re-erect the fence along the border of the Kruger Park and Mozambique to SAVE our Rhino. We need to do this not only for us in South Africa but for everybody all over the world, as all the people who have signed my petion so far have clearly stated.
The poaching is totally out of hand and you did make a promise to help our poor defenseless Rhinos THIS year! I plead with you to at least make some sort of effort for which everybody and especially the Rhinos will be for ever grateful!