Imminent extinction of northern white rhinoceros motivates genetic recovery efforts

Earlier this year, the last remaining male northern white rhinoceros (NWR) died in captivity, nearly cementing the fate of this subspecies for extinction. In the wild, continuing threats of poaching, habitat destruction, and small population size have contributed to the rhinos' status as critically endangered. Yet, novel conservation efforts that make use of cryopreserved genetic material could save the NWR, and other threatened species, from extinction.

Imminent extinction of northern white rhinoceros motivates genetic recovery efforts

Earlier this year, the last remaining male Northern White Rhinoceros (NWR) died in captivity, nearly cementing the fate of this subspecies for extinction. In the wild, continuing threats of ...

Thu 24 May 18 from Phys.org

Imminent extinction of northern white rhinoceros motivates genetic recovery efforts, Thu 24 May 18 from ScienceDaily

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Fri 25 May 18 from Daily Mail

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Pregnant Rhino Could Help Save Subspecies

Fri 18 May 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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