endangered rhino monitors

Proactively ensuring the safety and security of our rhinos, the sanctuary and the reserve are of fundamental importance in safeguarding the growing rhino population as well as ensuring the sustainability and future of the project. Protection and security success is delivered through a complex and multi-layered approach.

An extensive criminal intelligence network provides vital information on poachers and intruders that are planning an incursion. Close contact and relationships with the South African Police Service (SAPS) support our antipoaching unit (APU).

Proactively ensuring the safety and security of our rhinos, the sanctuary and the reserve are of fundamental importance in safeguarding the growing rhino population as well as ensuring the sustainability and future of the project. Protection and security success is delivered through a complex and multi-layered approach.

An extensive criminal intelligence network provides vital information on poachers and intruders that are planning an incursion. Close contact and relationships with the South African Police Service (SAPS) support our antipoaching unit (APU).

endangered rhino monitors

We have a double fence system and all security fences are electrified, well maintained and patrolled 24/7. All gates are access controlled and vehicles are searched by highly trained detection dogs on arrival and departure.

Cameras, thermal imaging equipment and drones support the central command centre in the detection and monitoring of potential threats.

k9 anti poaching unit
mounted horse anti poaching unit

Armed Rhino Monitors patrol and protect the rhinos in the bomas and the Intensive Protection Zone (IPZ) 24/7. The Rhino Monitors are supported by a highly trained and qualified K9 Unit that is comprised of tracking, detection, and apprehension dogs. A highly effective force multiplier, the K9 Unit works in collaboration with our elite Mounted Unit to patrol fence lines and perimeters.

We actively promote and offer further training opportunities to empower our staff through continual professional development. An unwavering acknowledgment of the integrity, honour and pride in each valuable role is reflected in full dedication and commitment to the cause.

Armed Rhino Monitors patrol and protect the rhinos in the bomas and the Intensive Protection Zone (IPZ) 24/7. The Rhino Monitors are supported by a highly trained and qualified K9 Unit that is comprised of tracking, detection, and apprehension dogs. A highly effective force multiplier, the K9 Unit works in collaboration with our elite Mounted Unit to patrol fence lines and perimeters.

We actively promote and offer further training opportunities to empower our staff through continual professional development. An unwavering acknowledgment of the integrity, honour and pride in each valuable role is reflected in full dedication and commitment to the cause.

mounted horse anti poaching unit