Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary #3

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© Clare Wise de Wet
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Part of a series of photos taken when I was recently visiting Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, about 3 hours drive from Kampala on the road to Gulu.

The sanctuary was founded in 1997, but our friend arrived in Uganda in 2000 to start setting it up.

Coincidentally we had met prior to our arrival in Uganda, in Maralal, Kenya, when we were both doing an overland journey to Uganda; Yvonne and her then partner were driving from Holland, and my husband and I driving from London.

The sanctuary is now managed by another couple from SA.

The link is: www.rhinofund.org

4 responses

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (17 May 2011):

    I am so taken by this... I actually know someone who has taken these shots! ;) (Can I make up stories about how you walked right up to her, grabbed her by the horn, and told her to stay still?)

  • Irvin Kelly

    Irvin Kelly (Deleted) gave props (18 May 2011):

    I love how you can photograph animals like this.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (22 May 2011):

    Awesome capture, this rhino looks like she/he's made of clay and is baking in the sun.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (2 Jun 2011):

    What a beautiful capture.. this looks like a very happy rhino.. delightful!!

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