Poacher Hunters
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Saving rhinos and stopping poachers: The British soldiers helping rangers in Malawi

Criminal gangs backed by wealthy foreign investors are making poaching big business in Africa.

British soldiers are hoping to tackle the issue by helping rangers trying to save elephants and rhinos in Malawi.

Newsbeat reporter James Waterhouse travelled to the country to join bush patrols as they look to stop a practice which has long threatened many species across the continent.

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  • 15 Aug 2018
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