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World's First All-Female Patrol Protecting South Africa's Rhinos

03/16/2015 11:26 am ET | Updated Mar 16, 2015
ASSOCIATED PRESS

The battle against the poaching that kills a rhino every seven hours in South Africa has acquired a new weapon: women.

The Black Mambas are all young women from local communities, and they patrol inside the Greater Kruger national park unarmed. Billed as the first all-female unit of its kind in the world, they are not just challenging poachers, but the status quo.

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