It is with great sadness we confirm the discovery of the bodies of the two Rangers from Matusadona National Park who went missing in Lake Kariba on December 31st 2019 following an incident involving suspected poachers. Extensive search efforts were undertaken with the Zimbabwe Government, their Zambian counterparts and stakeholders in Kariba, leading to the recovery of their bodies on Tuesday January 7th. Investigations are underway to locate the suspects. We extend our deepest sympathies to all who are mourning their loss.