Meet The Dog That Hunts Rhino Poachers In Africa

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Meet Diego, the dog who protects rhinos from hunters in Africa.

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The anti-poaching dog is from the Ol Pejeta Conservatory in Kenya, home of the last male northern white rhino in the world, Sudan.

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In their bid to protect Sudan from poachers, the rhino already has a 24/7 armed guard. But now he also has Diego, and as this video demonstrates he’s not to be messed with – he can reach speeds of 40mph when he gets going.

The clip gives an insight into what it’s like to catch a poacher from the dog’s perspective. We’re given a first hand look through a GoPro attached to Diego‚Äôs back, as he bounds through the land in pursuit of a decoy poacher.


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