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Protection for South Africa's Cheetahs and Rhinos

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South Africa's game parks give the impression of wilderness, but are carefully managed and monitored. French conservationist Damien Vergnaud takes his cheetahs on runs and injects his rhinos' horns with poison, in order to protect these animals from danger.

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