Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, dies in Kenya | ITV News

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Опубликовано 20 марта 2018, 21:18
The world's last male northern white rhino has died after "age-related complications", researchers have announced.

Sudan, aged 45, was put to sleep after his condition "worsened significantly" and he was no longer able to stand, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya said. His muscles and bones had degenerated and his skin had extensive wounds, with a deep infection on his back right leg.

Sudan was part of an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction after decades of decimation by poachers, with the help of the two surviving females.

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