11 Apr '11, 4am

Scientists discovered a new species of rhino...and it's already close to extinction, reports @mongabay

Last breeding northern white rhinos will return to Africa (12/17/2009) Only eight individual northern white rhinos survive in the world, making it the world's most endangered large mammal. Unfortunately, half of the rhinos are unable to breed. The remaining four—the last hope for the subspecies—will be moved this weekend from Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic to conservancy in Kenya. Video: camera trap proves world's rarest rhino is breeding (02/28/2011) There may only be 40 left in the world, but intimate footage of Javan rhino mothers and calves have been captured by video-camera trap in Ujung Kulon National Park, the last stand of one of the world's most threatened mammals. Captured by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Indonesia's Park Authority, the videos prove the Javan rhinos are, in fact, breeding. "The videos are great news for Javan rhinos," said Dr. Eric Diners...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0410-hance_northernrhino.html

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