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Mar 16, 2015 09:15 AM ET
The Northern and Southern white rhinos are in deep trouble -- particularly the Northern white rhino, which has only 5 left in captivity.
Mar 13, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The rhino calf, nicknamed 'Sasha' after the hunter and businessman who found it, is the only complete young specimen of the species ever found.
Jan 22, 2015 04:00 PM ET // AFP
Poachers killed 1,215 of the iconic savannah animals last year.
Dec 19, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Michael Thurston, AFP
Scientists are facing desperate options in the fight to save northern white rhinos from extinction.
Dec 15, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Discovery News
The species faces extinction, with only five of its kind left on Earth.
Nov 21, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Fossils suggest the creature originated on the Asian subcontinent while it was still an island.
Nov 13, 2014 09:05 AM ET // AFP
As the country faces a seventh straight yearly increase in rhino poaching, a panel of experts is studying an unusual proposal to battle the problem.
Oct 20, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Only six of the creatures left, having been hunted by poachers in central and east Africa for their horns.
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