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Conservation isn't winning. Extinction is.

Washington Post - 13 Jul 2018
The northern white rhino isn't going out with the thundering charge that it's due. It won't go out in a blaze of glory, fighting a pride of lions, as would befit such an inspiring creature. It's going to die sad and ...
last male white rhino

Could IVF Science Save Endangered Species?

Now. Powered by Northrop Grumman. (blog) - 10 Jul 2018
When Sudan, the last male Northern white rhino, died on March 19 at the age of 45, so did any hopes of his species continuing. However, scientists have saved his genetic material with the prospect of using in vitro fertilization (IVF) to create a ...
last male white rhino

In vitro fertilization might save endangered rhinos

The Keene Sentinel - 14 Jul 2018
P erhaps no species on Earth is closer to extinction as the northern white rhinoceros. The last male, known as Sudan, died in March at age 45. The two remaining females, Najin and Fatu, have been deemed infertile. Still, researchers say it is too soon ...
last male white rhino

Extinction is happening at 1000 times the normal speed

The New Times - 14 Jul 2018
When Sudan the white rhino was put down by his carers earlier this year, it confirmed the extinction of one of the savannah's most iconic subspecies. Despite decades of effort from conservationists, including a fake Tinder profile for the animal dubbed ...
last male white rhino

Southern white rhino calf born at North Carolina Zoo (Video)

Greensboro News & Record - 05 Jul 2018
The zoo has had rhinos since 1976 and is part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan to keep a sustainable population of southern white rhinos under human care. It's also involved in global conservation efforts to save the species.
last male white rhino

Controversy over rhino hybrid embryos

Independent Online - 12 Jul 2018
As the first demonstration of this process working for the rhino, the research is significant, impressive and exciting. It offers a possibility to rescue the genes of a subspecies that, after the death of the last male northern white rhino earlier this ...

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