After the recent poaching the group that he had been travelling with scattered. They hid in nearby thicket for a day before journeying by night into the centre of the reserve. This is away from the water of the swamps and the resulting vegetation that they had been reliant on for the past couple of weeks. They’re now struggling on the dry plains and sandy riverbeds. We can only conclude that this is as a result of fear. They were lucky to survive the original attempt at their lives, but the incident may prove fatal yet.