Gert Kasupi explains why he loves being a Rhino Ranger

Gert Kasupi explains why he loves being a Rhino Ranger

Position: Environmental Shepherd / Rhino Ranger since 2011, ≠Khoadi-//Hôas Conservancy

Job responsibilities: Investigating Human Wildlife Conflict incidences within the conservancy, educating members on HWC mitigation measures, monitoring wildlife population and vegetation within the Conservancy and conducting regular patrols to combat illegal hunting; monitoring and track the Black Rhino within the Conservancy.

"I love my job. I am responsible for the protection of the Black Rhino within our Conservancy and I am glad for my positive contribution towards fighting poaching within the Conservancy.

Being a Rhino Ranger has helped us to change our livelihoods at home, my kids are also able to go to school as I can cater for their essential needs.

We should continue to take care of our wildlife for the future generation and tourism of our beautiful country."

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