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Masai Mara rhino update: Day 2, Karanja the black rhino

Rhino rangers on patrol in the Masai Mara.Rhino rangers on patrol in the Masai Mara. © Greg Armfield / WWF-UK

Throughout this week we’ll be bringing you updates from the field, courtesy of Rotiken Denis – head of the Masai Mara Rhino Monitoring Team.

Read through all of the updates, or have a look at what happened yesterday.

Rhino: Karanja

Sighting: Karanja was sighted wallowing in a watering hole.

Details: Karanja has natural notches on both ears, and can easily be identified by its movement. Karanja is a condition score 5 – very healthy.

About the patrol: Cloudy with good signs of rain.

Other wildlife sighted: buffaloes, ostrich, impala, warthogs, heartbeast, elephant, waterbuck.

Karaja the black Rhino © Masai Mara Monitoring Team / WWF-UK Karanja the black rhino ID Sheet, Rhino monitoring patrol Day 2 field updatesKaranja the black rhino ID Sheet © Masai Mara Monitoring Team / WWF-UK

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