No Slowdown in South African Rhino Killings

South African officials say poachers have killed 57 rhinos across the country this month, despite increased anti-poaching operations.

A record number of rhinos were slaughtered in South Africa last year, raising concern that park rangers and others fighting the poachers are being outgunned and overwhelmed.

Thursday’s report says most of the January killings occurred in Kruger National Park, a vast wilderness area along the Mozambique border. South Africa’s Department of Environmental …