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May 2013 saw the beginning of TREC1000, an initiative dreamed up by the Tintswalo Safari Lodge team to create awareness about the terrible poaching of our beautiful rhino's. Join us, as we remember Fritz Breytenbach's 1000km Manyeleti adventure...
No one in the world needs a rhino horn but a rhino. #poaching #rhinos #conservation

There are just four northern white rhinoceroses left in the wild. Other subspecies are more numerous, but all have dramatically and severely declined over the last few decades. From I fucking love science (FB)

On the 1st May 2013, we launched TREC1000. Photographer Steven Lyon joined the TREC team, documenting their adventures, and exploring the dark side of this very sad story: that of rhino poaching. Here's the preview, as compiled by Steven Lyon.

On the May we launched Photographer Steven Lyon joined the TREC team, documenting their adventures, and exploring the dark side of this v.

Find out what WildAid is doing to combat the killing off of earths Rhino, Elephants, Shark, Tigers, Pangolin... and more: www.WildAid.org - pledge your support now!

"Tools of the Trade" Starring Jackie Chan (Mandarin): and Spike the team up to fight the rhino horn trade.

Day 6 - May 6th 2013    Fritz walks over a mamba, and calls Rudi a baby...   ...And some interesting tracking tips...  Do we still have time to save our Rhino?

Day 6 - May 2013 Fritz walks over a mamba, and calls Rudi a baby.And some interesting tracking tips. Do we still have time to save our Rhino?

Day 5 - May 5th 2013: Shots fired!   The poaching crisis becomes more real, as Fritz and Rudi hear the sound of 2 automatic rifles in the night. It takes officials 10 hours to respond, due to lack of resources.

Day 5 - May Shots fired! The poaching crisis becomes more real, as Fritz and Rudi hear the sound of 2 automatic rifles in the night. It takes officials 10 hours to respond, due to lack of resources.

Trec 1000 Day 4 - May 4th 2013: These two rangers are getting thirsty now... Fritz and Rudi demonstrate the search for water in the wild.

Trec 1000 Day 4 - May These two rangers are getting thirsty now. Fritz and Rudi demonstrate the search for water in the wild.

Powerful words from these NBA stars: "....when the buying stops, the killing can too..."   'No Hype' NBA Cares, Nick Brandt, and WildAid 30s - YouTube

VIDEO: 'No Hype' NBA Cares (about elephants and rhinos!), images by Nick Brandt, and WildAid

#WhoseSideAreYouOn

#WhoseSideAreYouOn

#WhoseSideAreYouOn

#WhoseSideAreYouOn

Tintswalo Atlantic supports United for Wildlife #WhoseSideAreYouOn !

Tintswalo Atlantic supports United for Wildlife !

Day 3, and Rudi realizes a lifelong dream - to experience a leopard sighting on foot.

Day and Rudi realizes a lifelong dream - to experience a leopard sighting on foot.

Remembering Day One...

A great elephant sighting to kick off with! (Music by 'Kevin Macleod')