Our superhero rhino moms are the only hope to save their cousin, the northern white rhino, from extinction. Follow along for all the news from the Nikita Kahn Rhino Rescue Center at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and our efforts to save these gentle giants.
Northern white rhinos left on the planet.
We're thrilled that two of our rescued rhinos are pregnant! Amani and Victoria are the first rhinos in our 103-year history to become pregnant through artificial insemination. Although Amani, Victoria, and their babies are southern white rhinos, this is an important first step, proving that the science is working—and that hope for the northern white rhino is at our fingertips.
Number of rhino babies at a time. Twins are rare.
Length of an adult white rhino, in feet—about the same as a Volkswagen Beetle.
Follow along with Amani and Victoria throughout their pregnancies, and check here for updates along the way.
1 or 2
Number of horns rhinos have. Javan rhinos and greater one-horned rhinos have one horn. Sumatran rhinos, black rhinos, and white rhinos have two.
Weight of an adult white rhino's head, in pounds, and about as much as a grand piano.
What You Can Do, Right Now
Make a tax-deductible donation today and help save these gentle giants from extinction.