In 2009 four of the Dvůr Králové rhinos were flown to Ol Pejeta in Kenya, where it was hoped that the feel of their native sun on their backs and earth beneath their feet would inspire them to start breeding and save their species from extinction, possibly by mating and producing hybrid young with related southern white rhinos ().The simple act of returning to Africa helped immensely.
Nine years later that population had fallen to just four lonely animals.Since rhinos cannot use smartphones, who wrote the profile?Sudan lives in a wildlife conservancy in Kenya called Ol Pejeta.Install TUKO App To Read News For FREE Looking to raise funds for a badly needed fertility treatment, conservationists turned to Tinder in order to raise awareness. Other more natural mating methods have failed so far. Scientists warn that half of all species could be EXTINCT by end of century (photos)Sudan’s profile reads: "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of my species literally depends on me. READ ALSO: Custom officials intercept over 100kg of rhino horns worth Ksh600.000.000 smuggled from Kenya (photo) Elodie Sampere, marketing manager at Kenya's Ol Pejeta conservancy, said they tried many schemes, although none with results.They taught Sudan how to mount a female, and although there were two occasions in which he did, none resulted in a pregnancy.