The Week in Animal News: Rhinos Take a Helicopter Ride, Man Saves Snail Species, and More

Endangered Rhinos Get the Ride of a Lifetime

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credit: Michael Raimondo/WWF

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The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) isn't ready to let black rhinos face extinction without a fight. To protect the critically endangered animals, the organization has pulled out all the stops and turned some heads, using a helicopter to carry 19 sleeping rhinos by their ankles to a secure new home.

READ THE FULL STORY: Sleeping Black Rhinos Are Hung from Helicopters in Wild Journey to a New Home (Photos)