Our Rhino Knowledge

We are inundated with e-mails requesting further information, from pre-school projects to Masters Degree’s and Doctorates to film companies doing research into the rhino crisis. As we are unable to answer most of these mails – most of our time is taken up running projects – please find links to selected information sources below.

The Department of Environmental Affairs has compiled THE RHINO GUIDE (35MB download) available by clicking here

Documents by South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)

DEA National Rhino Strategy

A National Strategy for the safety and security of rhino populations in South Africa.

Rhino Issue Management (RIM) Report

Stakeholder inputs and findings 2013.


DEA and EWT. A study of dehorning of African Rhinoceroses as a tool to reduce the risk of poaching.

Documents on Illicit Trade

The first 3 links are highly recommended for recent content
A Game of Horns

Transnational Flows of Rhino Horn by Annette Hubschle, 2016.

Global Initiative - Part 2: Beyond Borders

Crime, conservation and the criminal networks in the illicit rhino horn trade. Julian Rademeyer. July 2016.

Executive Summary Version

A TRAFFIC Report by Tom Miliken and Jo Shaw.

Policing the Trafficking of Wildlife

Is there anything to learn form law enforcement efforts to drugs and firearm trafficking - Global Initiative Against Transnational Crime.

Rhino Poaching: How do we Respond?

Duffy, R.; Emslie, R.H.; Knight, M.H.

Global Initiative - Part 1: Tipping Point

Transnational organised crime and the "war" on poaching. Julian Rademeyer, July 2016.

The South Africa - Viet Nam Rhino Horn Trade Nexus

A TRAFFIC Report by Tom Miliken and Jo Shaw.

Rhino Population Information and Rhino Management

Challenges and best practices to assist in addressing rhinoceros poaching and horn trafficking

© 2022 Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

An Excerpt of the 2008 Survey of White Rhinoceros on Private Land in South Africa

An unpublished report compiled by A.J. Hall-Martin, J.G. du Toit, P.M. Hitchins & M.H. Knight for WWF African Rhino Programme (ARP)

SADC Regional Programme for Rhino Conservation

Guidelines for implementing SADC rhino conservation strategies.

Recommended Reading

Killing for Profit – Julian Rademeyer

Rhino Keepers – Clive and Anton Walker


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