WATCH | This baby rhino is super excited about life
- Video of a baby rhino running laps like a puppy has been released by Latest Sightings.
- A newborn rhino is usually up and walking within an hour after birth, but will remain wobbly for a few days.
- Latest Sightings shares videos captured by visitors to the Kruger Park.
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Video of a baby rhino running laps like a puppy has been released by wildlife website Latest Sightings. Latest Sightings shares videos captured by visitors to the Kruger Park.
The heartwarming footage was captured by 37-year-old Darren Sheer, an international shipping business owner who was on safari with his family.
The family was on a game drive, when their ranger spotted a mom and baby rhino in the distance.
“The ranger stopped the safari vehicle on the gravel road - quite a distance from the two rhinos and waited for the rhinos to come closer,” says Sheer.
“The mom and baby were slowly walking down the gravel road, when all of a sudden the baby rhino got super excited and started running up and down – coming quite close to the game-viewing vehicle and then running back to its mom.
In flight a black rhino baby will run behind its mother, while a white rhino baby will run in front of her.
A newborn rhino is usually up and walking within an hour after birth, but will remain wobbly for a few days.
“After all that excitement the mom and baby walked through some mud puddles and off into the distance,” says Sheer.
The very rare and special moment was “almost like watching a new puppy find its feet”.
Watch the video here:
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