Birth of rhino calf melts hearts across SA

Kragga Kamma Game Park in Port Elizabeth welcomed a rhino calf at the weekend. Here she is seen nursing from her mother, Bembi. Image: KRAGGA KAMMA GAME PARK FACEBOOK PAGE

The birth of a rhino calf a descendant of Bella, a rhino that was poached in Port Elizabeth less than two years ago has been welcomed at Kragga Kamma Game Park.“Having a new little calf born here certainly goes a long way to healing the hurt,” the owners of the park announced on their Facebook page at the weekend.

The not-so-little girl was born on Friday — an exciting discovery made by two lucky guests on a self game drive.They then quickly alerted park management.And at just two days old, with her legs still wobbly, the adorable new addition is thriving and photographs posted on social media of her nursing, trying to stand and even having a poo have captured the hearts of animal lovers countrywide, with messages of adoration flooding in.

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