In the last twelve years, almost 8,000 African rhinos have been lost to poaching. Extinction is forever

By

Oliver T. Spedding

The darkness seemed to shudder as the chopper approached the wild game farm. The pilot focused on the ghost-like smudges of the trees sliding past below him. His spies had told him three hours earlier that the quarry would be found near a small copse of thorn trees that huddled amongst the acacia trees that dominated the area and two kilometers (1.245 miles) from the farm’s border…