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Historic First: Rhino Species May Be Saved

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After a years-long effort to save Africa’s Northern White Rhinos, scientists have made a breakthrough: the first-ever lab-assisted rhino pregnancy.

When northern white rhinos were first discovered in 1907, they had a healthy population — with numbers greater than the now abundant southern rhino. But after decades of poaching and a civil war, their numbers abruptly shrank. By 1997, there were 25.

Now there are only two: Najin and Fatu. Both are elderly females. But recent news has proven that all hope is not lost for northern white rhinos in 2024.

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