Translate to: 
Thandi the rhino recovering
NATIONAL NEWS - Thandi, the Kariega Game Reserve rhino who survived a poaching attack on March 2, was recovering well, according to a report on Thursday.

Assistant reserve manager Jason Loest is watching over her as she fights for recovery, and veterinarian Dr William Fowlds has been treating the wound where the poachers hacked her horns off her face.

Dead tissue had been removed as well as broken bone fragments, maggots, mud and bacteria, reported the Herald Online.

Another rhino, Themba, initially survived the attack at the Eastern Cape reserve, but later died.

Loest said he found it inspiring to watch Thandi improve.

"Tissue is regenerating. She just keeps fighting,” he said.

Loest monitors Thandi and the other rhinos in Kariega every day and tracks her through the ankle bracelet and transponder she wears.

"It helps a great deal, but it still takes long to find her because she is mostly hiding in bushes,” he said.

Source : Sapa
10:18 (GMT+2), Thu, 26 April 2012
Your Comments...
 
Login or Register here.
*To REGISTER you will be directed to the registration page. Once you have completed the registration process, please return to this page.

Weather

Currencies

US Dollar
Pound Sterling
Euro
Australian Dollar
New Zealand Dollar
Canadian Dollar
UAE Dirham
Singapore Dollar
Chinese Yuan

Moon Cycle

Horoscopes

Movie Trailers

 While on a solo expedition on a yacht in the Indian Ocean, a...
Jean and Sheryl are getting married. He is Afrikaans. She is Jewish. Their...
An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after...
 The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant with a...
 Three best friends find themselves where we've all been - at that...

Games

The race around the whole has started! Crank up the gas on your super bike...
Hot Rods Racing is a fun online game with several playing modes including a...
In the card game Solitaire, the goal is to stack up the cards from Ace to...
Race your opponents all the way to the finish line on your trusty quad bike...
Voting Poll
George-hospitaal word beskou as een van die beste staatshospitale in die land, maar selfs hier word probleme ondervind. Voel jy gerus om van die staat afhanklik te wees vir jou mediese behoeftes?
Ja, gratis medies is die beste deel van ons demokrasie sedert 1994
George Herald 10%
Nee, ek betaal my mediese fonds eerste elke maand
George Herald 61%
Ek begeer 'n mediese fonds, maar kan dit nie bekostig nie
George Herald 29%
Men
Women
Search
I'm a 56 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 39 and 65.
I'm a 70 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 25 and 60.