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poaching

1. illegal, secret trapping or killing of game.
2. excessive traffic by animals, especially ungulates, on wet pasture fields causing rupture of pasture mat and loss of grass and clover carrying capacity.
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dnata4good has already funded an emergency response vehicle which treats poached rhinos in the field and have played a major part in educating local children on the dangers of poaching.
Experts predict if the poaching rate continues rhino deaths will outpace births beginning in 2016.
Through a mixture of enforcement and economic development, HOPE and SCI Foundation will help partners achieve success in countering the poaching crisis undermining Africa's peace and prosperity.
Tracking data is proving invaluable to WCS efforts to monitor and evaluate elephant vulnerability and detect poaching hotspots.
By spreading the message about poaching, I hope you can be part of a movement that says no to poached ivory and rhino horn, and other animal parts.
Murray said: "It's a shocking fact that the rise in rhino poaching increased by 7,700% between 2007 and 2013 and as few as 3,200 tiger remain in the wild.
Tackling poaching happens to be one of six national wildlife crime priorities along with other wildlife crimes such as badger and bat persecution.
Poaching in Mozambique had for a long time gone unpunished, until the enactment of legislation criminalising big poaching in June this year.
Conservationists say that even in some of the monitored elephant populations, poaching is actually increasing.
It comes after police arrested three men who were seen poaching deer with dogs in Medomsley.
Leatherback turtles are another species facing extinction due to poaching in Asia and elsewhere.
The results showed that very few children below the age of four showed any tendency to engage in competitive poaching moves.