Northern White Rhinoceros This female named Nabiré was one of the last of her subspecies. She died last summer, a week after this photograph was taken. A few months later another northern white rhino died, leaving only three.
Northern White Rhino--unfortunately there are only 5 known in the world today. There are none known in the wild and with the death today (Dec of one at a San Diego zoo, there are only 5 left at a Kenya reserve. VERY SAD!
A male Northern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) Status: it is considered critically endangered or extinct in the wild. In the world, there are currently only three rhinos of this subspecies left in captivity. What a sad thing.
Experts in crisis talks to save rare rhino from extinction