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Title: The role of trophy hunting in white rhino conservation, with special reference to BOP parks
Author(s): Adcock, K.; Emslie, R.H.
Year published: 1994
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Volume: -
Pages: pp. 35-41, fig. 1, tables 1-4
Reference From:Penzhorn, B.L. et al. 1994 Proceedings of a symposium on rhinos as game ranch animals. Onderstepoort, Republic of South Africa, 9-10 September 1994, pp. i-iv, 1-242
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Distribution - Status
White Rhino
Table 2. White rhino numbers in South Africa on private and state land: 1960-1994 Year Number State Private 1897 50-100 50-100 0 1953 550 550 0 1960 840 840 0? 1972 2480 2380 100 1980 3020 2900 120 ...
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Distribution - Hunting
African Rhino Species
role of trophy hunting in conservation. has trophy hunting been sustainable? Approximately 820 white rhino have been hunted in South Africa since 1968, when white rhino hunting began in earnest. Table 1 shows that over this time, the numbers of white rhino in SA have increased from 1800 to ove...
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Distribution - Records
White Rhino
Bop Parks' hunting, which has been based on the original founder stock of 212 animals introduced in the early 1980's, has been conducted at an average yearly rate of about 3%. Figure 1 summarises the history of these animals, discussed more fully below. (Note: 248 rhino were obtained from NPB fr...
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Ecology - Population
White Rhino
The history of Bop Parks' white rhino demonstrate this point. Bop Parks' reserves and National Park were set up with the raison d'etre of promoting conservation and sustainable use of resources to the benefit the country's people: Figure 1 shows how managing white rhino at ca 30% below their est...
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Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Value
White Rhino
Out of private-owned animals prior to 1988 (see table 3), hunting rates were ca 10,5% per year however, rhino numbers in private hands were mainly being bought from the much larger pool of Natal Parks Board (NPB) animals at low, fixed prices. In 1989 rhino prices throughout SA reached a realisti...
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