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The first two pictures were taken as we were driving round a loop road. It was walking straight towards us. When I took the first picture it stopped and turned sideways and I took a second. It then charged in that direction, only for a short distance, but we decided to drive off anyway, no-one else was around. About 15 minutes later we came to a wash-out in the track where a river had broken through and as we did not have 4wd we turned around. When we got back to where we had seen the Rhino, a busload of tourists had stopped and gotten out of the bus to photograph it! This is contrary to the park regulations! Anyway, I took a couple more photographs and then we left. It was only a few days ago when looking through the pictures to load here that I realised it was a Black Rhino and not the much more common White Rhino, which we had already seen in Kruger. We had been told that there were no Black Rhinos in South Africa outside Kruger but a check yesterday revealed that there were 5 Black Rhinos in Karoo NP from 2007 when 3 were received from Namibia to supplement the 2 they already had. They do not list any White Rhinos there.
Karoo National Park
Spotted on Mar 9, 2008
Submitted on Feb 5, 2014
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