KRUGER - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) American philanthropist funds rhino protection <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">American philanthropist funds rhino protection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T08:37:02.822-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Johannesburg • A son of investor Warren Buffett has pledged nearly $24 million for protecting rhinos in South Africa, earmarking the money for ranger teams, sniffer dogs and other security measures in what he hopes can be a robust model for fighting what he calls the “overwhelming” problem of poaching in parts of Africa. Howard Buffett said Friday that the three-year program in one-third of the vast Kruger National Park, which struggles to contain poachers crossing from neighboring Mozambique, w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576862082014-03-15T08:37:02.822-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T08:37:02.822-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:37:02 MDT