Rare Kenya White rhinos dehorned

NAIROBI (AFP) – Four extremely rare Northern White rhinos recently transferred to Kenya from a Czech zoo have been dehorned to protect them from poachers, a conservation group said.

“With the increase of poaching in Kenya, we are simply not taking any chances,” Elodie Sampere from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which is overseeing the animals’ acclimatization, told AFP.

A White Rhino

A dehorned white rhino

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