A Table Mountain National Park Sea, Air, and Mountain field ranger has been hospitalized after being attacked by a suspected poacher.
The suspected poacher was among six people arrested following the incident, with 112 perlemoen and diving gear being recovered from the vehicle used in the crime.
The TMNP’s Megan Taplin commended the team for arresting the suspects and wished the ranger a speedy recovery.
What can you do?
- Research the Table Mountain National Park and its SEAM field rangers to learn more about their work and the dangers they face.
- Reach out to the Table Mountain National Park to learn more about how to support their efforts to protect the environment and combat poaching.
- Consider donating to organizations that are working to protect the environment and combat poaching in South Africa.