One of World’s Last Sumatran Rhinos Dies at Cincinnati Zoo


One of the world’s last Sumatran rhinoceroses died Sunday at the Cincinnati Zoo, marking a “devastating blow” to her rapidly dwindling species, zoo officials said.

Suci, as she was known, hailed from the rarest of all rhino species. The suci-rhino-deathSumatran rhino numbers no more than a hundred animals in the wild, almost all of them on the Indonesian island of Sumatra (see map), and is possibly the most endangered large mammal on Earth.  

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