Hundreds of rare rhinos and other animals are fleeing flooding in India's northeast, raising fears of a rise in poaching during the exodus.
When a northern white rhino died in the Czech Republic recently, it left four remaining -- on the entire planet! Julia explains the science behind how animals are deemed to be extinct or endangered.
The survival of the species now rests with around 100 rhinos in the wild in Indonesia and nine in captivity.
The female rhino was attacked by poachers, who removed one of its horns and also killed the rhino's baby.
Nabiré, a 31-year-old female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst, authorities at a Czech Republic zoo announced.
Officials hope the new system will put a serious dent in the number of killings of the endangered animals.
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A total of 1,215 rhinos were killed in 2014, compared with 1,004 in 2013.
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