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Aaahhhhh! Mud Baths are Magnificent!

Mbizhi taking a nice mud bath, October 1997

They provide a great time to play. But not only are mud baths fun, they actually promote good health for the rhinos. Mud serves as a cooling agent in the hot sun of Africa. Mud baths also help the rhinos get rid of external parasites.

Got mud?
Mbizhi prior to taking a mud bath, October 1997

Watch out -- A baby rhino taking a mud bath can get you very dirty!

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