Northern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni).  In Dvur Kralove Zoo, Czech Republic, the day before departure - December 2009. Extinct in the wild - only eight left in captivity - critically endangered / threatened.  Rescue operation to move four northern white rhinos from Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic to Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya in a last-ditch effort to save the rarest mammal in the world from extinction.
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Northern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni). In Dvur Kralove Zoo, Czech Republic, the day before departure - December 2009. Extinct in the wild - only eight left in captivity - critically endangered / threatened. Rescue operation to move four northern white rhinos from Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic to Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya in a last-ditch effort to save the rarest mammal in the world from extinction.

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Photographer: Mark Carwardine
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 17 Dec 2009
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Credit: Mark Carwardine
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