Northern White Rhino On Verge of Extinction: Only 1 Male Left Worldwide

CNN reports on the fate of the Northern White Rhino Worldwide: on verge of extinction with only 1 male rhino left in the entire world. And if THAT isn’t the saddest news, then the fact that he has to be guarded 24/7 against poachers is depressing.

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Sudan, Last Northern White Rhino Male on Earth Image Source: CNN.com

For an animal on the verge of extinction, the fate of the subspecies rests on his ability to conceive with the two female northern white rhinos at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya. The last male rhino in existence is called Sudan and his female companions are called Fatu and Najin. All 3 live at the conservancy, and experts are desperately trying to ensure the subspecies does not go extinct.

All the rhinos are under 24-hour protection by armed guards because they are targeted by poachers. Experts say the rhino horn is becoming more lucrative than drugs.
“In addition to round-the-clock security, the conservancy has put radio transmitters on the animals and dispatches incognito rangers into neighboring communities to gather intelligence on poaching,” reports CNN.
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3 rhinos are killed daily
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Media Lodge and Sig Sauer have teamed up in a training mission to support the Rhino Conservation with the filming of the mini-series ‘ The Good Fight‘.

Instructor Zero accompanied by The Orion Poaching Prevention Academy travel to Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa to train their Rangers on field tactics and weapons manipulation. Operating under unforgiving terrain with predatory wildlife nearby, the team soon realize that they’ve got their work cut out for them. A militarized enemy threat would overwhelm the Rangers at their current capabilities. The clock starts ticking and training begins.

 

Instructor Zero training Rangers
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Instructor Zero training Rangers in Vehicle
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Since the filming of this series started one Ranger has been killed and 4 rhinos have been poached. The war is getting bigger and more dangerous. This is a fight we as a community of hunters, tactical professionals and warriors should all get behind. To learn how you can offer your support please visit our GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/the-good-fight

Instructor Zero Rhino Rangers training
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Thank you to Sig Sauer for proudly supporting this initiative and Media Lodge for funding this . Thank you to the Orion Anti-Poaching Academy and Team Zero International for their tireless efforts in providing these Rangers with the much needed training they need to continue fighting the good fight.

You can watch The Good Fight mini-series here: Episode 1Episode 2, Episode 3. Please SHARE this story and the mini-series so everyone knows how important these Rhinos are on how devastating it will be if they become extinct.

Instructor Zero Rhino Rangers training
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rhino skeletons and other remains
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You can read full story from CNN here.

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