World’s last male northern white rhino dies as species faces extinction

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The world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after “age-related complications” in Kenya, conservationists looking after his care have announced. A statement from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy where Sudan lived said the 45-year-old rhino, who was suffering from muscle and bone deterioration and extensive skin wounds, was euthanised on Monday after his condition “worsened significantly”, leaving him unable to stand. The rhino had spent two weeks in late February and early March lying in his pen due to discomfort from a deep wound on his right hind leg. He had been part of an…

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