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Five Rhinos Relocated to Tanzania!

May 22, 2010 - Singita Grumeti,Sustainable Conservation,The Grumeti Fund

Five critically endangered eastern black rhino, from South Africa, arrived in the Serengeti yesterday as part of the ‘most ambitious wildlife relocation in East Africa over the past 50 years’.

Photograph by Horst Klemm.

This project – spearheaded by the Singita Grumeti Fund in collaboration with the Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) and the Frankfurt Zoological Society – aims to relocate a total of 32 eastern black rhino over a two year period.

Photograph by Horst Klemm.

To ensure the rhinos’ protection during the relocation process, and the project’s long-term sustainability, an elite Serengeti Rhino Protection Unit has been established. This unit is comprised of 23 carefully selected and trained rangers.

For more information and images please visit http://rhinos.singita.com.

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