Saving the Survivors was called out to this 2-year-old White rhino heifer, named Blossom by the anti-poaching team, that was shot through her right frontlimb 2 days ago. The bullet penetrated the joint, shattered some of the small bones and also caused a severe infection in the joint.
Drs Johan and Zöe left immediately on the 8 hour road trip.
However, this young heifer died within 10 minutes of us arriving. She was exhausted after trying to get up all night, and struggling to take weight on the limb. She unfortunately became another statistic in this terrible war!
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