Immobilized black rhino

Botswana Black Rhino Translocations

In late March, South African wildlife biologists launched an operation that will help re-establish a viable black rhino population in Botswana, where the species was previously extirpated.  Led by veterinarian Markus Hofmyer, a field team captured six black rhinos in Kruger National Park, acclimating them initially in protected shelters (bomas) before a planned translocation to…