Efforts to save endangered rhinos in South Africa show hope

Forensic experts are succeeding in reducing poaching that is putting the species at grave risk.

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    It is World Rhino Day, a day that highlights how all five species of the heavyweight of the wild are critically endangered.

    Attention is focused on how many are being killed every day - but in South Africa, there is a ray of hope as DNA technology and expert teams of rangers are succeeding in reducing poaching there.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Mpumalanga, South Africa.


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