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Hope as Surrogates Found for Rhino Sudan’s Offspring

Veterinarians have successfully identified five female southern white rhinos at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy that are likely to carry a pregnancy as a surrogate mother of the northern white rhino subspecies that is on the brink of extinction. Science has been the only hope for the northern white rhino after the death of Sudan, the last male of that species in 2018 aged 45. Another male northern rhino, Suni, died in 2014 at the age of 34. Before the two male rhinos died of age-related and natural causes, scientists

  2 months ago
Hope as Surrogates Found for Rhino Sudan’s Offspring

Scientists Harvest 10 Eggs From World's 2 Remaining White Rhinos in Kenya

There are only two remaining two Northern White Rhinos in the world. Photo: Ol Pejeta. race to save the Northern White Rhinos from extinction has received a boost after a team of scientists successfully extracted 10 eggs from two only surviving animals in the world. The team of conservationists and scientists from across the world extracted the eggs from Najin and Fatu, the only existing Northern White Rhinos in the world with their male counterpart and last surviving male of the species Sudan having passed

  8 months ago
Scientists Harvest 10 Eggs From World's 2 Remaining White Rhinos in Kenya