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Last Ditch Effort For a Fighting Chance Against Extinction

While we've seen other White Rhinos like Keyah, but this is actually a different animal: a subspecies, the Northern White Rhino. There are actually only eight known remaining Northern White Rhinoceroses (all in captivity) with two living at the San Diego Zoo and six at a zoo in Dvur Kralove, Czech Republic. This twosome, Fatu and Nabiro, will be transferred to a Kenyan reserve in attempts to ensure the survival of the species.


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lauren lauren 7 years
So sad! :(
Hello890 Hello890 7 years
This just breaks my heart. That Rhino looks so sad.
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 7 years
I know, greenfairy. It's so sad - I don't hold out much hope for species that get down into the double digits or less. You just don't have a viable gene pool at that point - it's way too susceptible to disease. I agree - stupid humans. The only example I can think of that was a success was the California Condor - didn't that get down to like 30 birds, and they have rebounded.
xgreenfairyx xgreenfairyx 7 years
I'm afraid its a futile attempt. For endangered species, I think biologists suggest something like 500 animals to maintain a viable population. Stupid humans.
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 7 years
The extinction of any specie should be mourned across the world. Hopefully some new individuals will be born, although with only 8 surviving members, the gene pool is so tiny, I fear interbreeding will lead to poor surival chances.
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