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11 Jul
More than four decades after they became locally extinct, rhinos have been reintroduced to a national park in Mozambique as part of a project to protect the species and boost eco-tourism. Lauren Anthony has more.
30 Nov 2021
It was the largest single transfer of white rhinos ever undertaken. The species is threatened by illegal poaching.
7 Nov 2020
Recently on Focus, we brought you some good news: the story of how Kenya had managed to double its elephant population in the past three decades. But that doesn't change the grim reality of poaching across Africa, pushing many species to the brink of extinction. There are only two of Kenya's northern white rhinos left – mother and daughter – after the last male died in 2018. All is not lost, though, as scientists experiment with in-vitro fertilisation. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell.
28 Aug 2019
Scientists have successfully fertilized eggs taken from two female northern white rhinos, a year after the last remaining male died. The procedure has raised hopes about saving the highly endangered animals.

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