A group of tourists in South Africa got a big surprise from a baby rhino who came running down the road, headed straight for their safari vehicle.

As this video from Nat Geo shows, the calf made some moves to charge, but quickly realized this was no fair match and went scampering away. He did return (with more caution) to approach the vehicle playfully, to the delight of the tourists.

Sadly, these incredible animals are in peril and need our help to survive. Rhinos are brutally poached for their horns, which sell for a high price on the illegal market. Conservationists and governments are working to save the rhino, and with education we can stop consumers from buying rhino horn and drive down demand.

 

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