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Poached rhino regains sight

One of the rhinos that was dehorned on a Worcester nature reserve has regained its sight. Rangers...

Local

One of the rhinos that was dehorned on a Worcester nature reserve has regained its sight.

Rangers had thought that poachers had left the animal blind.

The rhino was darted and had its horns hacked off a week ago. 

The robbers had made off with the horns of a male and female rhino at the Fairy Glen Nature Reserve.

Owner Pieter De Jager said, “It means that he is still broken down so much that I cannot put him down with the M99, the drug which he was overdosed with by the attackers.”

More than 400 rhino have been killed so far this year.

(Edited by Zethu Zulu)

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