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Rugby star Pocock joins ‘rhino guards’ during off-season break  

After a gruelling Rugby World Cup, Wallabies star David Pocock has forgone the restful off-season break and opted instead for a road trip around his native Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.

Rhino's in Zimbabwe.
Rhino’s in Zimbabwe. Image by Mike / CC BY 2.0

Pocock has shared some inspiring images of his time with the Malilangwe scouts, a group of super-fit men who help to protect Zimbabwe’s endangered rhinos. Commenting on his time spent with the scouts Pocock said it was ‘inspiring to see their commitment in the face of real danger and the challenges of conservation’. Read more: smh.com.au