Concerns in Africa raised after increase in poaching
In 2010 South Africa alone had over 300 confirmed poaching cases last year-that's almost one per day; a huge increase from 2009.
Why the increase and what can be done to preserve rhinos and other endangered species from poaching? Two experts join Midmorning to talk about their multi-pronged assaults against poachers.
- Jeff Muntifering: conservation biologist with the Minnesota Zoo. Currently he is the Science Advisor with the Save the Rhino Trust in Namibia.
- Matthew Lewis: works at the World Wildlife Fund in African species conservation. He specializes in elephants, rhinos and great apes.