WATCH: Rhino calves orphaned by poachers successfully released back into the wild!

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Five calves, all victims of poaching – their mothers murdered for their horns, have been successfully released into the wild after a two year rehabilitation period. 

They were rescued and rehabilitated by Rhino Revolution – the calves arriving from different reserves and at different ages. The calves have all been dehorned, to deter poachers. 

“We are extremely proud of these wonderful end results. A glimmer of hope in the poaching war” Phil Ovens, CEO Rhino Revolution."

As a closed facility, there is no public access, with human contact kept to a minimum.

"It has always been Rhino Revolution’s aim to raise the orphans to be released back into the wild as undomesticated, self-sustaining animals,"says Ovens.

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