Scientists Succeed in Creating Northern White Rhino Embryos

This milestone in assisted reproduction may be a pivotal turning point in the fate of the species.

  • Published 11 September 2019

CREMONA, Italy (AP) — An international consortium of scientists and conservationists announced that they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino, a milestone in assisted reproduction that may be a pivotal turning point in the fate of the species. The embryos were created in vitro, using eggs collected from the two remaining females and frozen sperm from dead males, they said at a news conference in the northern Italian city… Read at AP News