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Anonymous, 1998. Kenya's rhino orphans. Awake 1998 (1): 10-11, figs. 1-2

Location: Africa - Eastern Africa - Kenya
Subject: Management
Species: Black Rhino

Original text on this topic:
Daphne Sheldrick in Nairobi, had in her care 2 black rhino. Magnette is calf of Edith in Nairobi NP, who is still living. The calf came to the orphanage in Feb 1997 having somehow become separated from her mother.
Magnum was born on 30 Jan 1997 to a rhino called Scud, who had lost the use of her right foreleg, Scud was euthanized three weeks after giving birth.
They nurse at 4-hr intervals from a king-size baby bottle, drinking a full-cream milk formula. They also dine on shrubs and bushes. Their keepers accompany them on long walks through the park each day, which serves to integrate the rhino back in the wild.

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