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/)
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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