South African rhinos survive after poaching attack

Two rhinoceroses are in critical condition in South Africa after they were dehorned in an attack by poachers, AFP reports.

The bull and pregnant cow had their horns hacked off with a machete, according to officials from the Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve in Worcester, near Cape Town, which is helping with the animal rescue. The animals were also given a large amount of morphine before they were dehorned by the poachers, the news source reports.

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