Rhinoceros have been roaming the wilderness of Mozambique again, more than 40 years after their local extinction. Mozambique is working to bring in endangered species from South Africa and breathe new life into them. Boost park and local tourism.
A group of Rangers captured and calmed over 1,000 miles (1,610 km) of black and white rhinos and moved to Ginabe National Park in Mozambique. Over 400,000 hectares and over 2,300 animals have been reintroduced into the national park.
"Rhinoceros are important to the ecosystem, which is one of the reasons why we make every effort to move and reach this distance," he oversees. Conservation activist Kester Vickery said. Translocationtold Reuters. The Peace Park Foundation (PPF) Conservation Group, which is conducting the operation
, aims to move more than 40 rhinos to Mozambique over the next two years.
Project manager Anthony Alexander said the group had already brought certain predators and many elephants to the park and now it's Sai's turn.
" Completing the existence of historic species in the park is now very exciting, "said Alexander.
This initiative is part of a campaign to save endangered species by moving them to safe shelters and giving them the opportunity to increase their populations.
"We effectively spread the eggs and put them in different baskets," Vickery said, hoping to see a thriving white rhino population in Zinave within 10 years. I added.
Environment Minister Mozambique Ivech Maibaze said in his statement that this historic transition would also benefit the country's emerging ecotourism industry.
The wildlife of Mozambique was hit hard by the 15-year civil war that ended in 1992 and poaching.