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A rhino and a gun


Project: Anti-poaching patrolling
Location: Victoria Falls | Zimbabwe
Date: 21 December 2012
Partners: International Anti-Poaching Foundation

What did the hitchhikers do?
"The illegal trafficking of wildlife now ranks as the 3rd largest criminal industry in the world. IAPF warriors effectively fight poaching and safeguard elephants, rhinos and other endangered wildlife - and you can help.". Neda, Sierd, and Christiaan did. They joined the 'warriors' of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation on their mission to stop rhino hunters on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. A both shocking and amazing experience that showed that people go to extremes to get the valuable horns of the black rhino

Who are the partners involved?
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains, equips and deploys rangers dedicated to the protection of wildlife. This education and operational support is given free of charge to the rangers of the world that need it the most. To achieve this task the IAPF has a strong support base of dedicated helpers and donors that believe all anti-poaching operations should unite and fight a common goal together. Concurrently the IAPF offers community and school based education geared towards conservation and sustainability. Education is the keystone of conservation and should be available to all. There is no denying the struggle our wildlife is facing. The IAPF invites you to join their Green Army now and help them prepare the rangers that will defend the wildlife of the future.

What were the hitchhikers experiences? Can we see some photos, footage or blogs?
Watch below episode 16 in which the hitchhikers try to catch poachers.

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