The DNA of rhino conservation

The DNA of rhino conservation

Forensic science is key to help protect rhinos and other wildlife under siege, believes Dr Cindy Harper. Harper, who heads up the Onderstepoort Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the University of Pretoria, has been instrumental in doing DNA profiling of rhinos and...
Taking care of the survivors

Taking care of the survivors

By Jorisna Bonthuys Dr. Johan Marais knows the ugly face of rhino poaching all too well. He is one of the veterinarians involved in taking care of the survivors. Marais, one of the founding members of Saving the Survivors, is regarded as one of the best rhino surgeons...