One of the world's six remaining northern white rhinos has just died

One of the world's six remaining northern white rhinoceroses has just died, leaving one of the planet's most endangered a step closer to extinction.

The death of Angalifu at San Diego zoo leaves just five of the rare species left and only one male - severely damaging hopes of a growth in population.

Angalifu’s death is a tremendous loss to all of us. Not only because he was well beloved here at the park but also because his death brings this wonderful species one step closer to extinction.

  • San Diego safari park curator Randy Rieches
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