Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive


Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
In 2018, Sudan, the last male northern white rhino on Earth, passed away due to natural causes at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia County, Kenya, signaling the end of the existence of their subspecies.


Not far from Sudan’s grave live Fatu and Najin, mother and daughter rhinos, the last known living northern white rhinos.


A loss of habitat and poaching of their valuable horns to be sold off in the black market for traditional eastern medicinal purposes bound for countries like as China, Vietnam, and South Korea has resulted in the demise of the species.


Fatu and Najin live in a gated and protected area where they're free to roam and are monitored 24 hours per day by Ol Pejeta’s caretakers and armed NPR (National Police Reservists).


The caretakers feed and look after them, together with educating visitors about their plight. The NPR patrols the 360-square-kilometer conservancy around the clock looking for signs of poachers. They patrol the bush throughout the night among wild and sometimes dangerous animals.


In 2018, they had an encounter with three poachers, and a gunfight ensued, leading to the death of all three poachers.


The protectors and caretakers live in a small bush camp within eyesight of Fatu and Najin, working twenty days on and six days off at the conservancy. They take great pride and honor in their work, and these heroes sacrifice so much for these animals.


If you would like to donate to Ol Pejeta and help support their incredible efforts for animal conservation, please click here.

Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive
Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive

Stunning Photos Of The Last Two Northern White Rhinos Alive

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