Rhino gets new face after life-threatening attack!

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    LIMPOPO, SOUTH AFRICA MAY 03: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT): Hope the Rhinos face is bandaged after a surgical operation to rescue her face on May 03, 2016 in Limpopo, South Africa. The surgery was aimed at closing the gaping wound and to allow her skin and cells to regrow, after her horn was hacked by poachers in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. (Photo by Moeletsi Mabe/The Times/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

    A rhino who was attacked by poachers last year underwent facial reconstruction surgery in early May, and has been on the mend since the successful procedure.

    After poachers sedated Hope, the rhino, and hacked off her horn and part of her skull, a group of wildlife veterans used human abdominal surgery techniques to stretch skin over her wound on May, USA Today reports. Sixty percent of her face has healed through the other five major surgeries she had since the attack.

    The surgery earlier this month lasted over an hour.

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