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Orphan Rhino Struggles to Survive After Poachers Kill Mother


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Frans
- 2159 days ago - worldwildlife.org
An Indian rhino calf that lost its mother to poachers earlier this week is clinging to life with the help of conservationists, according to WWF staff assisting with its care. The 2-week-old calf is in critical condition after poachers ......



   

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Magdika Cecilia Perez (131)
Friday April 19, 2013, 1:50 am
heart-breaking
 

Veronique L (209)
Friday April 19, 2013, 1:55 am
So so sad...really heartbreaking story..noted Frans
 

Elena Bonati (35)
Friday April 19, 2013, 2:46 am
Heartbreaking story. Sadly noted.
 

Farah H (155)
Friday April 19, 2013, 3:42 am
noted, thank you for sharing
 

Kit B (276)
Friday April 19, 2013, 7:03 am

I read about a new treatment being used on the rhino horn, this does not affect the rhino but makes the horn useless in any desired preparation. That should help to save the dwindling rhinos.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 19, 2013, 7:22 am
I wish we could serve up these pathetic hunters to the lions! Thank you for looking after this baby but i worry for her too as she get's older. Thx Frans.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 19, 2013, 12:49 pm
It's going to be a difficult life for these two.
 

Kerrie G (116)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 6:56 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Connie O (45)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 9:01 am
So very sad. I really hope the new treatment on the horns works. It will take awhile before people are aware that it is in the horn, so unfortunately they will probably be killing rhinos until word spreads that the horns are useless. : (
 

Connie O (45)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 9:02 am
You cannot currently send a star to Kit because you have done so within the last day.
 

divergent r (309)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 8:01 am
so sad,we need to brace ourselves for more painful .losses...
people still think there an infinite amount of wild animals,.clueless idiots!
 
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