The BioRescue consortium develops advanced methods of assisted reproduction to save the northern white rhino from extinction. Oocytes from the last remaining females play a key role in this mission, as embryos are created from them by in-vitro fertilisation with sperm from deceased bulls.
In two sets of procedures between October 2021 and February 2022 the BioRescue consortium created two new northern white embryos, bringing the total t
While attempting to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction through advanced assisted reproduction technologies, the scientists and conservationists of the BioRescue consortium place the highest value on respecting the life and welfare of the individual animals involved.
bringing total to 12
BioRescue consortium celebrates two years of working towards saving the northern white rhinoceros at a reception in the German Embassy in Kenya
and gets ready for next steps of the northern white rhino rescue mission