Outside Series

Save This Rhino

Season 1 · Episode 1: Kevin Pietersen (KP) invites Matt Wright to South Africa, to visit the Kruger National Park area, and show him the state of play and understand the world of poaching. Aside from his success in cricket, KP has also been a fierce and passionate member of the global choir singing to save the rhino. It’s Matt’s first time in South Africa, but it’s not the first time he’s had to face the problem of endangered species. They will meet baby Arthur, who lost his mum to poaching alongside many other baby rhinos who suffered the same fate. Angered and emotional at this dire situation, KP and Matt seek answers to why people would do this. It’s an emotional experience, and it cements the need to find solutions fast, and there may be one already. What becomes blatantly obvious is that the problem is challenging and solutions convoluted.

2 Episodes

Episode 1

Save This Rhino

Kevin Pietersen (KP) invites Matt Wright to South Africa, to visit the Kruger National Park area, and show him the state of play and understand the world of poaching. Aside from his success in cricket, KP has also been a fierce and passionate member of the global choir singing to save the rhino. It’s Matt’s first time in South Africa, but it’s not the first time he’s had to face the problem of endangered species. They will meet baby Arthur, who lost his mum to poaching alongside many other baby rhinos who suffered the same fate. Angered and emotional at this dire situation, KP and Matt seek answers to why people would do this. It’s an emotional experience, and it cements the need to find solutions fast, and there may be one already. What becomes blatantly obvious is that the problem is challenging and solutions convoluted.

Episode 2

Save This Rhino

Although the situation is bleak, there is hope. Back at an undisclosed reserve, Matt, KP and Graeme Smith meet another kind of team saving rhinos. From perimeter and ground-based technologies to revolutionary communication and data analysing systems, they are diving into what could be the future of wildlife conservation.