Poached rhino gives birth to healthy calf


Thandi the rhinoceros was left for dead by poachers nearly three years ago. She beat the odds and gave birth to a healthy calf.

MTHATHA - A rhino who survived having her horn hacked off by poachers three years ago, has given birth to a healthy baby girl.

Thandi the Sunshine Coast Rhino cheated death to become a mother last month.

Thandi and the other rhino at Kariega wear transmitters, so the anti-poaching unit can monitor their movement.

After many hours of bundu bashing through dense bush, professional trackers managed to catch a glimpse of the new mother and her little one.

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