To Catch a Rhino: Saving a Species

Last month, six white rhinos were captured at a private game reserve in South Africa and transferred to a quarantine facility for relocation to neighboring Botswana, which has lost its entire rhino population to poaching. E360 contributor Adam Welz joined the operation and produced a photo essay that captures the harrowing process and the power of these magnificent and endangered creatures. READ MORE

 

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A member of the capture team holds the cut-off tip of a rhino horn, which would be worth thousands of dollars were it to be sold on the Asian black market. It was to be marked and kept in a safe at an undisclosed location in compliance with South African law. (Photo ©Adam Welz)

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