The northern white rhino may be able to avoid extinction for a while longer. Fertilised northern white rhino eggs are set to be implanted in rhino surrogates this year in the hope of producing offspring.
“There is still some hope left that we can save the white rhino species,” says Thomas Hildebrandt at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, who is part of an international team working to do just that. However, time is not our …
Article amended on
26 January 2021
We have corrected which subspecies of rhino will have the embryos implanted.