He'll never get used to the sight, no matter how many times he sees it.
The bloodied face of a rhino whose horn has been removed in such a brutal way, made all the more tragic when the majestic beast is still alive and fighting to survive, will always tear at his heartstrings.
“People often ask me if it gets easier seeing a rhino’s face hacked away,” says Dr Johan Marais. “To me, it just gets harder. I’ll never get used to it.”