Eight-year-old Bertus was medicated by vets, then firefighters had to work out how to winch the greater one-horned Indian rhino
into a safe position for zoo staff to work on him.
Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire | UK: Firefighters had to help vets with a tooth operation on two-tonne one-horned Indian rhino
Bertus, from Edinburgh Zoo.
Dubai: Twelve-year-old Robyn Leslie has no qualms scooping up the waste of her charges for the day -- Thulie, a 19-month-old baby Indian rhino
, his mother, Asha, and her mate, Girjah.
The rare Indian rhino
and breeding Amur tigers are on show too.
One-horned rhinos have been reintroduced in the national park under the Indian Rhino
Vision 2020 project.
Asia's Javan, Sumatran and Indian rhino
horns--ideal for grinding into powder form--would be utilised extensively for traditional medicine.
The biggest is a three-tonne Indian rhino
, whose menu includes14 large cabbages a week.
Life for the Indian Rhino
at the Bewdley park is a lavish one.
The Indian rhino
is not the only species threatened today, his African and Sumatran cousins are also no less vulnerable.
AS GIRLFRIENDS go, Swiss-born Indian rhino
Batschii is a real heavyweight.
Phil Tufnell travels to the Indian province of Assam to find the few remaining Indian rhino
, killed for their horn which is more valuable than gold.
An Indian rhino
female and her baby were wallowing in the mud as we rolled past a little after 9 a.