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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