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Dp Ruto mourns

Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday joined the world in mourning the untimely death of Sudan, the last surviving northern white rhino.

He said that Kenya government will honour Sudan honour in fighting to protect Najin and Fatu, the remaining sub-species and invest more in wildlife conservation.

Sudan, who was 45, lived at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Nanyuki ,Laikipia county. He was put to sleep on Monday after age-related complications worsened significantly.

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His death leaves only two females – his daughterand granddaughter – of the subspecies alive inthe world.

Sudan will be remembered for his unusually memorable life. In the 1970s, he escapedextinction of his kind in the wild when hewas moved to Dvůr Králové Zoo.Throughout his existence, he significantlycontributed to survival of his species as hesired two females.

Former Environment Cs Prof.Wakhungu also mourned the fallen beast .She also thanked OlPajeta team for the  valiant efforts.


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