Fauna: Dangerous Rhino Escapes From Japanese Zoo

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A training drill at a Japanese zoo uses a life-size papier-mâché rhinoceros to simulate an animal escape and rescue, complete with paper tranquilizer darts. This video from Diagonal View is from 2008, but the story recently went viral again after The Telegraph covered it in this video. Apparently, the drills are an annual practice. 

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Thanks to Garance Franke-Ruta for the video. 

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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