White rhino shot dead at Florida safari park after ‘aggressively’ escaping enclosure

Exposing the Big Game

by:Athina Morris

Posted:Feb 1, 2023 / 09:29 AM EST

Updated:Feb 1, 2023 / 09:41 AM EST

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A white rhinoceros was shot dead less than a day after it arrived at a Florida wildlife park last year, wildlife officials said this week.

According to a report by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the incident occurred Sept. 19 at Wild Florida, a gator and drive-thru safari park about 60 miles south of Orlando in Kenansville.The park acknowledged the incident in a Facebook poston Monday.

The report said FWC investigators were called to the park about a week later after getting an anonymous tip that called the shooting “animal abuse” and “unnecessary.”


The animal was delivered to the park the day prior and was “acting very wild,” the park’s owner, Jordan Munns, told investigators. The animal was crated on a…

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