PhotosJ-Bay OpenKelly Slater

Anti-Poaching Mission, Up Close

WSL / Kirstin
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WSL / Kirstin
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On a lay day at the 2015 J-Bay Open, Championship Tour (CT) surfers Kelly Slater (USA) and Owen Wright (AUS) joined renowned wildlife veterinarian Dr. William Fowlds and the Chipembere Foundation on a special operation to dart and tag a threatened white rhino. By attaching tracking devices to the animal, members of Chipembere are able to better protect her and other rhinos from poachers.

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