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Rangers risk it all to protect vulnerable game from poachers

Kruger National Park ranger Andrew Desmet was mistaken for a poacher and shot in an anti-poaching operation. He fought back against severe injuries that meant he can no longer walk long distances or run. Acquiring his pilot's licence, he now contributes to the fight against poaching from the air.

Rangers in some of South Africa‚Äôs nature reserves put their lives on the line almost daily in an effort to protect game that are vulnerable to poaching. On 24 May 2013, Kruger National Park (KNP) section ranger Andrew Desmet was severely injured when he was accidentally shot near the Letaba river by a member of […]