A baby rhinoceros has been caught on camera smiling after its mother survived a horrendous attack by poachers.


The poachers wanted to capture the rhino’s mom for her horn which is used to make medicine in some Asian countries, and is pretty expensive to buy.


The little rhino can’t contain his joy that his mother is still alive and with him as he constantly smiles.


The images were captured after the attack by Jacques Matthysen, who works at the Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa.