Free State loses two rhino to poachers
By Lelethu Mquqo
26 October 2011
The Free State has been hit be the province’s second incident of rhino poaching.
Two white rhino have been found shot and with their horns removed.
The carcasses of an adult pregnant cow and a younger cow were found at the Sandveld nature reserve near Bloemhof.
Provincial environmental spokesperson Kgotso Tau says the animals were apparently shot on Sunday night.
Tracks suggest the poachers were in the reserve on foot.