Is There Any Hope For The Northern White Rhino?
Five northern white rhinos remain after Angalifu, 44, died at the San Diego Zoo Sunday.By Nathan Byrne | December 15, 2014
An already rare rhinoceros is one step closer to extinction. One of the last northern white rhinos in the world died of old age Sunday at the San Diego Zoo. Angalifu was 44 years old. (Video via KGTV)
This brings the total number of northern white rhinos in the world to just five. One of those, a female named Nola, is also at the San Diego Zoo.
The sixth-remaining white rhino died in October in Kenya, where three other known members of the species are kept.