Fight for Rhinos

Thandi’s story started in March of 2012, when she was brought to our attention after the brutal poaching attempt on her life, along with her companion Themba.  (see previous post http://fightforrhinos.wordpress.com/2013/01/09/thandis-story/)

Thandi recovered.

After a long and painful recovery, Thandi survived. But her medical crisis is still not over. Unfortunately all of her skin which healed over her horrible scar, has been torn open after a normal interaction with another rhino.

The following is a message from Dr. William Fowlds who continues to care for Thandi:

Day 480 since the poaching of Thandi, Themba and Bull #84.

“Today we converge yet again on Kariega Game Reserve in support of the rehabilitation of Thandi the survivor of rhino poaching. Following the successes of various phases of her recovery, a recent set-back occurred when her face was damaged by a bull introduced to replace the breeding capacity lost by the poaching incident over a…

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