Category Archives: Stompie the Rhino

What Have Our Rhinos Been Up To? You Ask…

It has been so heart-warming to witness the changes among our incredible crash of rhinos at HESC and to see them all going from strength to strength. Watching their unique personalities play out and the bonds between them developing is truly beautiful. One thing that unites them all is a continued improvement and growing comfort in themselves and their environments at HESC. They are a beloved part of our family…
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The Tale of Tailless Stompie, a Brave Rhino Survivor at HESC

Stompie arrived at HESC in a critical condition, on Tuesday 10th November 2015, nearly three year ago. He was approximately seven months at the time. This brave, and determined young rhino calf, not only had to go through the horrific ordeal of losing his mother to the hands of violent poachers,  but somehow survived an attack on himself, from what we think could have been a hyena. It is possible…
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