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Kenya | “Complete disaster”: 8 endangered black rhinos dead after botched relocation from NP

Eight black rhinoceroses died after being transported from a national park in Kenya to a sanctuary meant to help preserve their critically endangered species, the government said on Friday.

Wildlife workers say they believe the rhinos died from drinking water with a high saline level in their new environment while being accustomed to fresh water, according to a statement from Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife. The government did not specify when the rhinos had died, but said such a high death rate in this sort of transport was “unprecedented” in the country.


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