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DR Congo | 17 years after last rhino was poached from Garamba NP, 16 new ones released into park

Sixteen southern white rhinoceroses have been released into Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials said on Saturday, reintroducing an endangered species that was decimated by poaching.

The last northern white rhino in the park, which lies in the DRC’s northeast, was poached in 2006.

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