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Donnie, the rhino orphan, on road to recovery

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:32 pm

link to News24

For those who have not seen the heartwarming story on facebook:

Debbie posted this story illustrating the dedication of the rangers in the park:

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Re: Donnie, the rhino orphan on road to recovery

Unread postby onewithnature » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:40 am

Absolutely glorious story. So lovely to hear of such a success; in these troubled times, we need every positive gain we can get. Awesome job, gentlemen!
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Re: Donnie, the rhino orphan, on road to recovery

Unread postby billyf » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:30 am

What a lovely good news story :clap: :clap:

hope he makes a full recovery :pray:

Well done to all involved :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:47 am

I could not think of a better way to start my day. :D :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Donnie, the rhino orphan, on road to recovery

Unread postby hilda » Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:32 am

Well done to all involved! Such a sad, but heartwarming story! :D

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Unread postby Karin Mitton » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:05 am

Let's hope he makes it and lives a long and really happy life!

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Unread postby Elsa » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:26 am

A wonderful and heartwarming story!
Good luck little guy!
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Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:13 am

Image :clap: Thank you all involved. :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby Crested Val » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:43 am

Well done and thank you to all involved. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Donnie, the rhino orphan, on road to recovery

Unread postby RayK » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:47 pm

Hi DinkyBird,
Thanks for the link. Something good from a sad situation. :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:26 am

To all who got involved and asssited Donnie the Rhino orphan on the road to recovery - THANK YOU
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Unread postby hilda » Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:26 am

So glad little Donnie is now in a happy home where he is cared for with love! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Donnie, the rhino orphan, on road to recovery

Unread postby George_Brits » Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:29 am

My heart went out when I saw the story first on social media and I'm overjoyed to read that little Donnie is safe. Thanks to everyone involved! :clap: :clap: :clap:


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