Project Rhino Overview (2022)

Project Rhino adopts a holistic approach to tackling wildlife crime. This video, produced by Anthony Kirkwood and Big Red Design Agency, features our key projects and campaigns.

The Zululand Anti-Poaching Wing (ZAP-Wing)

A day in the life of of the Zululand Anti-Poaching Wing. This short film by Big Red Design Agency, directed by Anthony Geroge Kirkwood, was officially selected for screening at the prestigious International Wildlife Film Festival in November, 2020.

Project Rhino K9-Unit

Project Rhino’s K9 (canine) Unit was launched in 2017 to support protected areas in the greater Zululand region. The Unit continues to make a significant impact on all levels.

Project Rhino De-Horning Programme

In the midst of the peak poaching crisis in 2017, Project Rhino and partners put out an urgent national and international call for funding to have approximately 200 rhino de-horned in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. De-horning is seen as a temporary measure to prevent the killing of a rhino for its horn by poachers.

Rhino Art – Let Our Children’s Voices Be Heard

A plea from the children of southern Africa to stop killing our rhinos (Also translated into Vietnamese). Video produced by Earth Touch.


Riding out to save the rhino – Nokuthula Khanyile, The Witness

Success of KZN dehorning project – Cape Times

Poaching Clampdown – Nokuthula Khanyile, The Witness

Kingsley Team Heads for the Hills‘ – Zululand Observer

The great rhino cash con– The Independent on Saturday

Brave Team Vows to Protect Rhino – The Independent on Saturday

Kids Speak for Rhinos – Estelle Sinkins, The Witness

Aerial Guerrila Game – Richard Compton, The Witness

‘Poaching kingpins live large’ – The Independent on Saturday

Project Rhino KZN, Rhino Rescue Award Winner – Mail & Guardian Greening the Future Awards