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  • Endangered Black Rhinos are Given a New Home

    The seventh black rhino population established by the WWF Black Rhino Range Expansion Project, was recently released after an epic 1500 kilometer trip across the country. In November, 19 of the critically endangered animals were moved from the Eastern Cape to a new location in Limpopo province.
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  • Endangered Black Rhinos are Given a New Home

    "Previously rhinos were either transported by lorry over very difficult tracks, or airlifted in a net. This new procedure is gentler on the darted rhino because it shortens the time it has to be kept asleep with drugs, the respiration is not as compromised as it can be in a net and it avoids the need for travel in a crate over terrible tracks," explains Dr Flamand.
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  • Endangered Black Rhinos are Given a New Home

    A relatively new capture technique was used to airlift some of the rhinos out of difficult or inaccessible areas by helicopter. This entails suspending the sleeping rhino by the ankles for a short trip through the air to awaiting vehicles.
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  • Endangered Black Rhinos are Given a New Home

    Black rhino being transported by helicopter to an awaiting land vehicle. The helicopter trip lasts less than 10 minutes and enables a darted rhino to be removed from difficult and dangerous terrain. The sleeping animals suffer no ill effect.
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  • Endangered Black Rhinos are Given a New Home

    Black rhino being transported by helicopter to an awaiting land vehicle. The helicopter trip lasts less than 10 minutes and enables a darted rhino to be removed from difficult and dangerous terrain. The sleeping animals suffer no ill effect.
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  • Endangered Black Rhinos are Given a New Home

    Dr Jacques Flamand of WWF's Black Rhino Range Expansion Project has just administered the antidote to wake up a black rhino which has just been released on to a new home after an epic 1500 kilometer journey.
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