- Species: White Rhino
- Gender: Male
- Born: June 2017
The vet and rescue team got to work and after carrying out initial health checks, Mpilo was taken to specialist facilities at the Zululand Rhino Orphanage.
Understandably disorientated, Mpilo was regularly heard calling for his Mum. But thanks to dedicated carers at the orphanage he soon settled down and began to take on the much-needed food and drink he needed.
Ncengimpilo means ‘the one who fights for life’ in Zulu and his name was chosen by the communities surrounding the orphanage.