TONY PARK

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - Escape - - ECO-WAR -

In­ject­ing rhino horns with in­deli­ble dyes will give con­sumers more than a bad hang­over

AS I pulled up be­side the black rhino, on a re­mote dirt track in Zim­babwe’s Hwange Na­tional Park, the an­i­mal did the one thing I feared most – it charged.

I planted my foot, coax­ing all I could out of my old Land Rover, but the rhino was hell bent on catch­ing me. As I told my wife to snap a pic­ture she yelled back at me to drive faster; that wicked horn was nearly punc­tur­ing our back door.

The rhino gal­loped af­ter us for 5km un­til we fi­nally shook it off and re­ported, adrenalin still

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