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Elephants In Zambia Get a Helping Hand From Body Armor Maker

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Elephants In Zambia Get a Helping Hand From Body Armor Maker

July 31
18:03 2019
Elephants In Zambia Get a Helping Hand From Body Armor Maker

The Netherlands – July 31, 2019 – Elephants in national parks in Zambia will be getting an extra measure of protection thanks to a body armor manufacturer in the Netherlands. While it might not be practical to up-armor the elephants directly, the company is providing body armor to the Game Rangers International (GRI), for their DNPW Special Anti-Poaching Unit (SAPU) in Kafue National Park.

“It didn’t seem right that the brave men and women of the anti-poaching unit were facing combat arms while protecting the park animals,” said Iwan Luiten, Marketing Manager at EnGarde body armor. “So we decided we could help level the playing field a bit.”

The armor EnGarde selected for the park rangers was their top line Rhinotm body armor, used by police and anti-terrorist teams throughout the world. The Rhinotm line is light and flexible, designed for extended use in hot climates. The armor is also equal to the firepower the rangers routinely face in the field. The Rhinotm armor is fitted with a combin