Rhino De-horning

De-horning LRT 2013 DSCF6052
Rhinos are sometimes de-horned to discourage poaching.  This rhino from Zimbabwe has been tranquilized for the procedure, which causes the animal no ill effects and is not permanent.  Its horn will regrow at the rate of several inches per year.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *