Kruger rhino attacks game ranger

2011-11-02 22:25

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Johannesburg - A man was attacked by a black rhino near the south end of the Kruger National Park in Limpopo on Wednesday, said paramedics.

The man, a game ranger at the park, was rammed by the rhino while patrolling on foot, said ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks.

The rhino's horn punctured his left arm and he suffered bumps to the head and bruised ribs on his left side, said Banks.

"He is very lucky not to have sustained much more serious injuries," Banks said.

The man, 44, was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

- SAPA

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