Help us save Thembi the poached White rhino

by Saving the Survivors
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Help us save Thembi the poached White rhino
Help us save Thembi the poached White rhino
Help us save Thembi the poached White rhino
Help us save Thembi the poached White rhino
Help us save Thembi the poached White rhino

Project Report | Sep 24, 2018
An update on Survivor Thembi

By Zoe Glyphis | Dr

Thembi first came to the attention of Saving The Survivors in late 2017. She had been poached in 2010 and had been left untreated with horrendous injuries. We treated her for the fifth time on the 21st of August 2018.

Thembi who had her beautiful young calf in tow, (both were darted to prevent mother and calf being separated) and had her wound cleaned, antiseptic and antibiotics applied, and then a bandage stitched over the wound to help protect the area.

Dr Johan reported he was very happy with the progress and he felt given it had been just 9 months since the first treatment the wound had made significant steps to in the healing process.

It was wonderful to watch mother and calf happily reunite after Thembi was brought back around! She is a wonderful mother. Video footage can be found at the links below!

It is going to be a long recovery for Thembi and we will continue to treat her with your support and donations!


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Saving the Survivors

Location: Pretoria - South Africa
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Juan Smith
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Juan Smith
Pretoria , Gauteng South Africa

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