'One of a kind': World's last male northern white rhino dies

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The world's last male northern white rhino has died in Kenya at the age of 45, leaving only two females of his subspecies alive.

The rhino, named Sudan, was suffering from a degenerative muscle and bone condition linked to age when keepers found he was unable to stand up and made the decision to euthanise him on Monday.

Sudan's demise should spell the end of his subspecies, but scientists have gathered genetic material and hope to develop IVF techniques to produce more white rhinos.

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