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The Rhino Orphanage: Sadly, a Necessity

Natalie Lapides | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Pregnant or mother rhinos are most vulnerable to poaching. They cannot move as quickly with a calf or when heavily pregnant, and will usually stay near water. When they are poached, their calves become collateral damage.

WATCH: 'Miracle' Baby Rhino Birth

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The scene was looking bleak for Karamat, a baby rhino born breeched (back feet first) at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Traumatized by her challenging birth, Kara...