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BY CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,30TH JULY 2018-A 12-year-old male black rhino has been found dead at the Lake Nakuru National Park and its horn gorged off.According to the Kenya wild life service the rhino was found on Monday evening.
This comes as Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala’s appeared before a parliamentary committee over the botched translocation of rhinos to the Tsavo East National Park in June.
The aborted operation resulted in the deaths of 10 out of 11 translocated rhinos; out of which eight were from the Nairobi National Park and six from the Nakuru National Park.
A report by a team that probed the incident established gross negligence on the part of KWS after it emerged the animal died of dehydration after drinking water with high salinity levels.
Kenya Wildlife Service rangers are pursuing poachers behind the killing