Three poachers killed in Kenya
Africa Three poachers killed in Kenya 30 May 2018 - 15:44 By Nico Gous And Afp Image: Gallo Images/Thinkstock
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Ol Pejeta Conservancy said in a statement that the rhino named Sudan had been treated for âage-related complications that led to degenerative changes in muscles and bones combined with extensive skin woundsâ.
The northern white rhino population in Ugandaâ Central African Republicâ Sudan and Chad was largely wiped out during the poaching crisis of the 1970s and 80sâ fuel led by demand for rhino horn in traditional Chinese medicine in Asia and dagger handles in Yemen.
A final remaining wild population of about 20-30 rhinos in the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed in fighting in the late nineties and early 2000sâ and by 2008 the northern white rhino was considered extinct in the wild.
Four fertile rhinosâ two males and femalesâ were moved from the Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic to Ol Pejeta in Kenyaâ with high hopes that conditions similar to their native habitat would encourage breeding.
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