Northern white rhino dies at San Diego zoo; only 5 left worldwide

Angalifu

San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced that Angalifu, one of six remaining northern white rhinos in the world, died Sunday. Credit: San Diego Zoo/Helene Hoffman

(CNN) — A northern white rhino has died at a San Diego zoo, leaving only five worldwide and bringing the species closer to extinction.

Angalifu, 44, died of old age Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Read more with video here:  Northern White Rhino Dies at San Diego Zoo; Only 5 Left Worldwide

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  1. Reblogged this on gnawing on a bone and commented:
    What a shame

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