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May 18, 2019 - CBC News Canada

Earth's last male northern white rhino was 'ambassador of extinction': filmmaker

Earth's last male northern white rhino was 'ambassador of extinction': filmmaker
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The director of a film that documented the last male northern white rhino's final years on Earth says the animal was "the ambassador for extinction."

"He was just a giant, magnificent animal, and I think that there's a lot of other species and a lot of other animals — flora and fauna — that we don't … really realize, but they're going extinct everyday too."

The United Nations released a damning report on biodiversity last week that warned more than one million plant and animal species are facing the threat of extinction.

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