It's Operation Full Moon Two, and the team's final week in South Africa. Working with local rangers and trackers, an ambush is set to intercept an active group of poachers hunting a rhino on a nearby reserve.
The Ops take the rhino poaching fight into the reserves, into the townships, and across the border. The team's Intel specialist, Rob, reports back with a shocking update: a group of poachers plan to shoot a rhino... and any rangers who get in their way.
Arriving in South Africa one week before the Poacher's Moon, a potential rhino poaching frenzy, a four-man team of US Special Forces train with a local anti-poaching corps to ready themselves to defend these endangered creatures from the onslaught.
A war is raging just outside Johannesburg, South Africa. Each year, nearly 700 rhinos fall prey to poachers over the commercial demand for rhino horns, an exotic commodity more valuable than gold. With park rangers being murdered trying to protect the wildlife, former U.S. Special Operatives go on the front lines to help defeat the poachers before the rhinos become extinct.
The team finds themselves trapped between a pride of lions and an elephant.
The team go undercover in a market that illegally sells rhino horns.
The team observes rhinos in their natural habitat for the first time.
An extended look at the upcoming show "Rhino Wars" coming March 7 @ 9PM E/P!
The team face the realities of unexpected dangers in the bush when they find themselves trapped between a pride of lions and an elephant.
The team a preparing for the upcoming full moon, which is referred to as "poachers moon" as this is when poachers are most active against the rhinos.
The team take to the air in order to sedate a rhino on the run.
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