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SOS Rhino : In the News : A place in the sun for Boom Boom

A place in the sun for Boom Boom

  By Jeremiah Horrigan

Times Herald-Record

April 12, 2007

He was the region's heaviest, most stoic celebrity last summer, as tough a cookie as they come. His friends worked hard to save him from certain death. But did he ever express gratitude? He was too tough for that kind of mush. He was rhino-tough. He was, in fact, a rhino.

For anyone who remembers Boom Boom, the aged white rhinoceros, a longtime resident of the now-defunct Catskill Game Farm and near-target for a Texas trophy hunter, you'll be glad to know his rescuers have found him a happy retirement home in sunny Arizona.


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