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.
The sixth mass extinction on Earth is upon us, confirms an extensive new study. Here are just a handful of its victims.
Corey Knowlton shot the black rhino in Namibia he paid $350,000 hunt and kill. Continue reading →
A total of 1,215 rhinos were killed in 2014, compared with 1,004 in 2013.
The Northern and Southern white rhinos are in deep trouble -- particularly the Northern white rhino, which has only 5 left in captivity.
The rhino calf, nicknamed 'Sasha' after the hunter and businessman who found it, is the only complete young specimen of the species ever found.
Poachers killed 1,215 of the iconic savannah animals last year.
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