WATCH: Kariega's miracle rhino Thembi enjoys a game of tag

2015-07-20 17:16
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Cape Town - If you've been following the story of Thandi, who was left for dead after poachers hacked off her horn, but who miraculously managed to not only survive but to also give birth to a baby rhino named Thembi - this video will leave you tickled in all the right ways. 

Thembi is just over 6-months-old, after being born on 13 January 2015 and in this latest video shared by Kariega Game Reserve, the two can be seen enjoying some relaxed family time. The sprightly Thembi, meaning Hope, enjoys a game of tag with the wildebeest.

Rhino are known to be able to reach speeds of 48 – 64 km per hour and it seems Thembi is working very hard to achieve this.   

WATCH: Thembi, the miracle rhino, enjoys a game of tag

The story of bravery and incredible fighting strength of rhino Thandi really has inspired so many to get involved in the fight against rhino poaching.  While Thembi might not meet her father, rhino mothers have a very nurturing nature and Thandi will keep a watchful eye on her for the next 2.5 years. Read more about their story here

WATCH: The magical moment Thandi and her calf step out for the first time

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