NAIROBI, Kenya (CBSNewYork/AP) — There’s only one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he’s getting some help from Tinder.
A Kenyan wildlife conservancy is teaming up with the dating app for a campaign called “The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World,” focusing on the rhino named Sudan.READ MORE: Tony Awards Take On New Meaning As Broadway Stages Big Comeback
They are raising money for research to save the species from extinction. The 43-year-old Sudan and his last two female companions are unable to breed naturally because of issues that include old age.READ MORE: Police: Group Sought After Citi Bike Thrown Onto Subway Tracks
The campaign by the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Tinder aims to raise $9 million. The money will be used for ongoing research into methods, including in-vitro fertilization, to assist the rhinos in breeding.MORE NEWS: NYC Teachers Union Concerned About Potential Staffing Issues As Vaccine Deadline Approaches
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