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white rhino faces extinction threat after last male dies


a species of the rhinoceros is a step closer towards extinction after the last male has died in kenya. vets ended the life of the northern white rhino called sudan when his health worsened.






scientists hope to save northern white rhino from extinction


johannesburg (ap) — as the health of the world’s last male northern white rhino declines in kenya, a global team of scientists and conservationists is pursuing an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction with the help of the two surviving females. the sick, elderly male rhino, sudan, who could be euthanized because of […]






health of world's last male northern white rhino in decline


the health of the world's last male northern white rhino has deteriorated, bringing the rhino subspecies a step closer to extinction caused by poaching.






with the last male ailing, the northern white rhino is almost gone


the beleaguered northern white rhinoceros moved closer to extinction this week after conservationists announced that the health of the only surviving male of the species was deteriorating. the rhino, named sudan, made headlines last year after it was dubbed "the most eligible bachelor in the world...






world's last male northern white rhino, sudan, dies


the world's last male northern white rhino, sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength." a statement from the ol pejeta conservancy in kenya said the 45-year-old rhino was euthanized on monday...






world’s last male northern white rhino, sudan, dies


the world's last male northern white rhino, sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."






world's last male northern white rhino, sudan, dies


the world's last male northern white rhino, sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."






world's last male northern white rhino, sudan, dies


the death of the world's last male northern white rhino, sudan, doesn't end efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world's most recognizable animals. the focus now turns to his stored semen and that of four other dead rhinos, as well as the perfection of in vitro fertilization techniques and the critical need to keep the remaining two females alive.






last male northern white rhino takes a walk despite illness


old and sick, the world's last male northern white rhino has surprised his keepers by getting up and walking around at a wildlife area in kenya.






last male northern white rhino takes a walk despite illness


old and sick, the world's last male northern white rhino has surprised his keepers by getting up and walking around.






last male northern white rhino takes a walk despite illness


johannesburg (ap) — old and sick, the world’s last male northern white rhino has surprised his keepers by getting up and walking around at a wildlife area in kenya. the 45-year-old rhino named sudan moved during the night and took a “delicious mud bath” after long-awaited rains fell, the ol pejeta conservancy said saturday on […]






last male northern white rhino takes a walk despite illness


johannesburg (ap) — old and sick, the world’s last male northern white rhino has surprised his keepers by getting up and walking around. the ol pejeta conservancy in kenya said on twitter saturday that the rhino named sudan moved during the night and took a “delicious mud bath” after rain fell. the conservancy says sudan […]






health of world’s last male northern white rhino in decline


johannesburg (ap) — the health of the world’s last male northern white rhino is deteriorating and minders say his “future is not looking bright.” the 45-year-old rhino named sudan was listed on the tinder dating app last year as “the most eligible bachelor in the world” as a fundraiser. he lives with the last two […]






zoo keepers hope male white rhino’s arrival leads to babies


norfolk, va. (ap) — a male white rhino has arrived at the virginia zoo in norfolk, with zoo keepers hoping it will breed with two females there. wavy-tv reported thursday that 11-year-old sibindi arrived over the weekend. he came from the white oak conservation center in florida, which is north of jacksonville. virginia zoo executive […]






world’s last male rhino getting help from tinder dating app


nairobi, kenya (ap) — there’s just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he’s getting some help from the tinder dating app. a kenyan wildlife conservancy is teaming up with tinder for a campaign called “the most eligible bachelor in the world,” focusing on the rhino named sudan. they are raising money […]






health of world's last male northern white rhino in decline


the health of the world's last male northern white rhino is deteriorating and minders say his "future is not looking bright."






world's last male rhino getting help from tinder dating app


the world's last male northern white rhino has joined the tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive.






world’s last male rhino getting help from tinder dating app


the world's last male northern white rhino has joined the tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive.






sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, dies at age 45


the rhino famously signed up to tinder in a bid to save his species from extinction.        






world's last male rhino getting help from tinder dating app


there's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's getting some help from the tinder dating app.






endangered white rhino shot dead inside french zoo by poachers seeking valuable


the poaching is driven by a demand for rhino horns in southeast asia that has grown nearly insatiable to the point that any living rhino is now at risk of being killed






the last male white rhino in the world has died


the last male white rhino in the world has died at 45 years of age. the rhino, named sudan, had been suffering from age-related ill-health for some time, according to afp. during the 1970s and 1980s the white rhino was damn near wiped out in africa, thanks to the high demand of its horn for use in dagger handles in parts of yemen and as a medicinal ingredient in china. sudan's death all but cinches the death of the white rhino sub-species. early in the new millennium, the species was nearly obliterated in the wild, as the few remaining white rhinos, numbering perhaps 20 to 30, were killed in the crossfire of the first congo war, among other conflicts, in the democratic republic of congo and rwanda. with sudan's passing, you'd think that the fate of the white rhino would be cinched. and you






toledo zoo’s 44-year-old white rhino dies


toledo, ohio (ap) — a rhinoceros that was a longtime favorite at the toledo zoo has died. zoo staff decided to euthanize sam the southern white rhinoceros wednesday. the zoo says the 44-year-old rhino’s health had declined recently as it struggled with urinary and gastrointestinal issues. zoo veterinarian kirsten thomas says the zoo acknowledged the […]






meet sudan: ‘the most eligible bachelor in the world’ and last male northern whi


sudan — the last surviving male of his species — is 43 and it is feared he only has months to live. now conservationists are in a race to breed him before he does






sudan, the last male northern white rhino in the world, has died on a reserve in


the 45-year-old was euthanized after suffering a series of infections. his genetic material was collected with the hope of future reproduction of northern white rhinos






poachers killed a beloved white rhino - inside a french zoo


for the past decade, poachers have killed rhinoceroses in the wild and in protected reserves around the world at alarming rates, threatening the survival of four of the world's five rhino species. the poaching is driven by a demand for rhino horns in southeast asia that has grown nearly insatiable;...






striving to save a species


sudan, the last male northern white rhino, has died, but scientists are working to restore the species






sudan, the world's last white northern rhino, dies


sudan was euthanised after suffering 'age-related complications', leaving only two females of his species in the world






photos: rhino release turns scary


a team of conservationists in nepal encountered the wrath of a rhino they were trying to protect. upon its release tuesday in chitwan national park, the rhino charged the group. some were safe atop a van, but those on elephants were more vulnerable. the animal relocation was part of a program to establish a new […]






swipe right! last male northern white rhino joins tinder


the goal is to raise the $9 million needed to protect the species from extinction.        






world's last male northern white rhino dies


sudan's death has left only two females left to save his subspecies from extinction. the world's last male northern white rhino has died, leaving only two females left to save the subspecies from extinction, the wildlife conservancy taking care of him announced tuesday.the 45-year-old rhinoceros, named sudan, was euthanized monday at the ol pejeta conservancy in kenya.he was being treated for age-related complications that led to degenerative changes in his muscles and bones and also gave him extensive skin wounds."his condition worsened significantly in the last 24 hours; he was unable to stand up and was suffering a great deal," ol pejeta said in a statement. "the veterinary team from the dvůr králové zoo, ol pejeta and kenya wildlife service made the decision to euthanize him."su






world’s last male northern white rhino is gravely ill. is there hope?


the 45-year-old is the only remaining male northern white rhino in the world.        






rhino breeder in south africa plans online auction of horn


johannesburg (ap) — a rhino breeder in south africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite an international ban that was imposed to curb widespread poaching. the online sale of rhino horn belonging to breeder john hume will happen aug. 21-24 […]






sjws hound white male finn jones for taking white male’s role in ‘iron fist’


we’ve always known racial identity politics were not about equality, but about ending the white male. social justice warriors just made that clearer in attacking finn jones for ‘iron fist.’






rhino at paris zoo shot and killed for horn


a rhino at a paris zoo was shot and killed monday night by poachers who used a chainsaw to steal his horn. the incident is believed to be the first time that poachers attacked an animal residing in a european zoo. the five-year-old white rhinoceros named vince was discovered by workers at the thoiry...