Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos

Scientists in Kenya say the northern white rhino is one step away from being saved from extinction.
On Thursday they successfully carried out a ground-breaking procedure of harvesting eggs from the world’s only two surviving female northern white rhinos.
Sperm saved from the last living male northern white rhino called Sudan and a few others will be used to inseminate the eggs in an attempt to save the species.

Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports.

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101 thoughts on “Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos

  1. Layput Reply

    Thanks God. Alhamdulillah.

  2. Majin Gojira Reply

    I pray that the liberals don’t find out the location of those two Rhinos, if they do they’ll send a drone strike.
    The Bible and Koran tell them that they must wipe out all life on earth so that Jesus and Muhammad will return

  3. Z Park Reply

    why humans interfere nature’s destiny? Is extinction a bad thing? Why save them when millions of species went extinct throughout the history?

  4. Prashant Pacific Reply

    Sometimes i feel humans are a plague on earth, eating away every other species , forests, on earth.

  5. WhatsUp Reply

    Everything in china is a medicine for them goddammit

  6. Kumari Karandawala Reply


  7. claudermiller Reply

    I didn’t know rhinos hatched from eggs. Like sea turtles I guess?

  8. Wendy Marshall Reply

    The beginnings Jurassic Park for real!

  9. Ayush Tripathi Reply

    I will pray to god for the northern white rhino to be back from extinction

  10. Kori Hoornstra Reply

    I didn’t know they laid eggs

  11. Extreme Enigma Reply

    Hunt the Chinese

  12. cardude1992 Reply

    Humans drive hundreds of species to extinction and then try to save a few to make themselves feel better. Pathetic.

  13. michelle rosemarie flynn Reply


  14. Otto Von Bismarck Reply

    For a second i though they were using actual eggs to breed rhinos.

  15. Nadir Mohammed Reply

    Wish Thanos will come like a superhero destroy human and save planet earth.

  16. Himnd Gith Reply

    Go kenya 🇰🇪

  17. Shrek2OnDVD Reply

    aka rape

  18. Bahaar Husain Reply

    Imagine not having anyone alive in your family and being the only one left to survive in this cruel devoid world……It’s pretty heartbreaking!😢😢

  19. The BRIDGE 54 Reply

    Our continent has been under constant attack from outsiders they killed all of our wildlife and our people africa how much longer are you going to let this continue. Can we just ban these foreigner from our land

    • Toad 1 Reply

      Fool, most poachers live on the same land they poach off of. They only poach because of poverty, if you ban outsiders or immigrants from ones land, they wont have a better life. Thats like saying pioneers cant discover/live in America, they have a purpose. They only want to have a better life.

  20. Johnny Kilroy Reply

    Hopefully humanity can do something right and save these rhinos

  21. Johnny Kilroy Reply

    At this rate we mind as well put all animals on the moon to stop humans from keeps hunting them to extinction

  22. peter muturi Reply

    Y take the eggs to italy

  23. Futaloli Reply

    I thought they were gonna grow them using eggs

  24. MAX POWER Reply

    Wow it only took them like a million years to think about this?

  25. Bryan Hilleary Reply

    Best news we can hear

  26. Aerostar93 Reply

    Why don’t they care about full blooded European white people? they are almost extinct this is hypocrisy at its finest

  27. KL Sawlt Reply

    chinese blackmarket couse of rhino lost there population, we blame the fuvk chinese, china have a issue not about animal also bully other country spicialy in asia

  28. KL Sawlt Reply

    click here who hate chinese gov

  29. sonic baseball Reply

    That’s great! The northern white 🦏 is gonna be saved 😃

  30. Osama Bin Laden Reply

    Rhinos come from eggs?

  31. Michael E Reply

    I wish poaching was illegal

  32. FromRussiaWithLove Reply

    lol white scientists. Only scientists Kenya has..

  33. Arjun Varadharajan Reply

    I’m really sad and ashamed of what us humans have brought this beautiful Planet to. Prayer for the scientists to succeed.

  34. ZED3226 Reply

    Cut noses on the poachers with the chain sow

  35. LB Metei Reply

    Chinese has an insatiable love for horns and tiger skin.

  36. Barbara Gibson Reply

    I hope all these poachers and hunters killing animals on the endangered species list watch this video and makes them think twice before killing a animal! God watches all just saying!

  37. solidaz80 Reply

    Saw these 2 and the male rhino back in 2016… hopefully this process will be a success!

  38. Dawn Anderson Reply

    Isn’t it strange that the Chinese go around the world killing every animal in countries they gain access to. Oh apart from the Giant Panda because it belongs to them and no one is allowed to kill them, no one absolutely no one. 🙄 🐼🐼🐼🐼🐼🐼🐼

  39. Rcky Rick Reply

    Chinese thankss for killing the planet

  40. David Mendoza Reply

    One day it’s rhinos the next day is people…

  41. Diana Chino Reply

    My concern about “saving the species” like this is inbreeding due to lack of gene pool

  42. Jaime Caamano Reply

    Idiota quien te dijo que los rino nacen de huevos estupido

  43. Josiah Anderson Reply

    Oh sure they can just clone them like everything else they clone!

  44. Freud Ba Reply

    Good thing pubic hair was not used in chinease medicine or no teenage boy survive

  45. Dragon Heart Reply

    if it weren’t for man and their greed for money this wouldn’t of been necessary, sadly it is .
    hope the white rhino can be saved .
    believe the black rhino has either went extinct or is about to .
    just hope another species doesn’t have to face the same fate.

  46. Ks Rammy Reply

    Soon Chinese will be eating human being

  47. Sharp Edge Reply

    Americans killing people and saving animals?

  48. Dragonfly16450 Reply

    The biggest parasite on the face of the Earth his mankind….

  49. Rod Powers Reply

    They are very beautiful

  50. Owen McCafferty Reply

    I wasat the Cleveland’s Zoo I saw some rhinos!!!

  51. Eagles Fan Keepingitreal Reply

    The Chinese and their backwater sudo-science on mystical benefits of animal parts are fueling and excelling the extinction of numerous African species. Why isn’t UN driving this point home? It is the Chinese who incentives the poachers in Africa.

  52. Snowman Rainmaker Reply

    I didn’t know they laid eggs

  53. Atticus Finch Reply

    They found sorotoro eggs.

  54. jdoe Reply

    China won’t stop until they destroy every living thing in the world

  55. Gary Mercer Reply

    So glad to see this. I hope they can restore the population!!

  56. Pranit Tamang Reply

    Thank god they kept Sperm from a last late Male Rhino.

  57. Saim Afridi Reply

    Great! Just last week i was watching earlier YouTube video about last northern white rhino. There is a hope now!!

  58. Thermal care Reply

    Good news

  59. Kingston Reply

    Shoot the poachers that try to harm the babies (if successful)

  60. Kas Reply

    So whens the big day

  61. JRR31984 Reply

    Hm, is the rhino just about the last of the dinosaurs..

  62. kris natividad Reply

    Perfect news. Let science help save the northern white rhinos from extinction. To all the fvckin poachers out there get a life, ya’ll shpuld be punished death.

  63. Big Trips Keepin it real Reply

    Rhinos lay eggs ?

  64. RedBunny Reply

    one day there will be nothing left to poach, and what then will humans hunt for their idiotic superstitions?

  65. KingDavid TV Reply

    Why am I not surprised. With the state of the world today, no wonder these amazing animals grow extinct. Instead of nurturing the earth we suffocate it with buildings, shopping malls, subdivisions and other luxurious useless shits nobody can afford. I’m so disappointed of us humans. Such a shame because God fought for us to be here

  66. Kyle Choy Reply

    Breed them back into the wild!

  67. Onix Jude Reply

    There is only 2 female left. Why are poachers doing this to our ecosystem. Killing a species can also have a huge change in that area.

  68. Watching the Hawks Reply

    I hope the process is safe?I Hope its successful;Western countries had to bear the responsibility for the disappearance of Africa Rhinos and many unrivals Elephants around Africa.

  69. OG Fight night Reply

    Rhinos lay eggs?

  70. nola ya heard me Reply

    New Orleans have white rhinos

  71. Carlos Maron Reply

    We do not deserve these incredible creatures.

  72. SillyTube Reply

    Why didn’t they do artificial insemination when the last male was alive?

  73. vinit j Reply

    All big beautiful animals getting extinct have one thing common. .. .. . The market is always china

  74. Martijn Keulen Reply

    We need to save nature on every front

  75. god Reply

    we humans are our own destruction

  76. Apurva Kandpal Reply


  77. Ahmad Ahmed Reply

    Just don’t let the Chinese, arabs, Russians ,Europeans, Americans get their hands on these.

  78. K Reply

    “Kenyan” scientists

  79. AAA Cauliflower Reply

    No saving is needed if not for man’s greed.

  80. BitchYouThought Reply

    Finally something good

  81. Lillel Reply

    Humans are pigs. Unreal that these are the only two left.

  82. Marian Pizeno Reply

    God I pray this works!!!

  83. Dracodracarys 233 Reply

    Lisa Simpson: “Wait, rhinos don’t come from eggs!”

    Homer: “What did you just see, Lisa?”

  84. M. C. C Reply

    Knowing they are the last two is very depressing, thanks those scientists for bringing our hope.

  85. Just a Random Guy Reply

    Everything is medicine from Chinese!

  86. Hawkeye1off1 Hawk Reply

    They are called Wide lipped rhino’s, english got lost in translation. The word WIDE in south Afrikaans is misinterpreted to english as white. The rhino is not white but grey, so why is it still called white rhino. Mandella effect.

  87. Prinzessin Nature Reply

    Very good job👏👏.

  88. Strawberry Blast Reply

    They should have saved them before getting instinct now why they are pretending to be god

  89. jurassicborn carno Reply

    Hopefully it works because if it doesn’t 😢I don’t want to see another rhino species go extinct

  90. Nixauu joseph Reply

    Iam Kenyan and proud of all this

  91. Vermont Jeff Reply

    Which came first the rhino or the egg 🤔

  92. Danny Benhur Reply

    Best news I have heard…

  93. Mir Khan Reply

    Honestly, they look pre-historic creatures. Beautiful.

  94. Toad 1 Reply

    Wow I thought white rhinos were already extinct.

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  96. The Paki Lad Reply

    Humans trying to find life in Space, while destroying the life Earth already has.
    Hypocrisy at it’s finest!

  97. Dalea Lugo Reply

    These poachers need to realize that these animals are to be given relief. Give them a lifetime to rebound in numbers.

  98. Sinister Fox Reply

    I thought all the white rhinos were already extinct I’m glad they are still alive but endangered species

  99. Planet Tyler Reply

    This is a complete waste of time, even if they can successfully impregnate these IVF embryos into a surrogate the species is still extinct as they do not have the genetic diversity to keep on breeding. This is true of many species that conservationists waste money and resources trying to save when they could be focussing on animals that have the genetic diversity to be saved. People need to understand that a species is genetically extinct long before there are no actual animals of that species left alive.

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