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Zimbabwe performs mercy killing on rhino shot by poachers

AFRICA

Game wardens in Zimbabwe have killed a black rhino popular with tourists to end its suffering after suspected poachers shot and severely wounded the animal, the wildlife parks' agency said on Monday.

Zimbabwe performs mercy killing on rhino shot by poachers

By Reuters | 5 years ago

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Is mercy killing a viable option?

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Zimbabwe performs mercy killing on rhino shot by poachers

Game wardens in Zimbabwe have killed a black rhino popular with tourists to end its suffering after suspected poachers shot and severely wounded the animal, the wildlife parks' agency said on Monday.

Reuters | 5 years ago

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