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June 13, 2009

Rhino, Chitwan National Park

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This week’s photo for Camera Critters is a rhino mother and baby, taken in Chitwan National Park, Nepal. We rode elephants into the park and were able to get quite close to the one-horned rhinoceros, which is an endangered species. I badly wanted to see a tiger, but we weren’t lucky enough on this trip. We did see a sloth bear, which was very exciting and seeing the rhinos was amazing. They’re a bit weird in appearance and look as if they’re wearing a suit of armor.

9 Comments

  1. Roberta Harwell

    Love the picture. I’d want to see a tiger, too. Have a great day.

  2. Karen

    Very cool shot of mum and baby !!

    That must have been fun, riding the elephant. Last time I rode an elephant, was many years ago at Auckland zoo …we were on a class trip.

    Nice to see another Kiwi posting :-)

  3. Denise

    Wonderful photo, what a great experience you had seeing these beautiful animals. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Shelley Munro

    Hi Roberta – I hope you have a great weekend. Maybe we’ll both see a tiger one day. The tigers at Auckland zoo are having a birthday party this weekend. They’re one-year-old!

    Karen – it is great to see another Kiwi posting. The elephants at Auckland zoo are quite old now. No rides these days!

    Denise – thanks for stopping by. :grin:

  5. kitty

    Oooh! Baby rhinos are actually quite cute! And they are in the wild too – I saw rhinos and tigers yesterday, but at the zoo – definitely not the same experience!

  6. Sandra Cox

    Love that pic. How cool.

  7. Kaye Manro

    Great photo! You have such fun times.

  8. Savnnah Chase

    wow that looks so amazing….I love the photo…

  9. Julia

    What a wonderful shot and a great place for you to visit.

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