Two of six fundamentally imperiled dark rhinos have passed on of obscure causes five months in the wake of being flown from South Africa to Chad in a spearheading venture to re-present the creatures, authorities said Sunday.
Rhinos in Chad were wiped out by poaching about 50 years back, and the six rhinos were expected to build up another populace in the nation after escalated hostile to poaching measures were set up to ensure them.
“We can affirm that these two rhinos (a male and a female) were not poached,” the South African condition office and Chad government said in a joint proclamation. “Be that as it may, the correct reason for death isn’t yet known.”
In July, there was across the board shock after 11 dark rhinos in Kenya kicked the bucket in the wake of having been exchanged to an asylum, essentially because of lethal levels of salt there.
The rhinos in Chad had been meandering indiscriminately in Zakouma National Park after a steady acclimatization process. Their cadavers were found on October 15.
The surviving four rhinos are as a rule intently observed, the announcement said.
In May, the six rhinos were calmed with darts and flown from the Addo stop in South Africa to Chad, in unique steel cartons, joined by vets checking their feelings of anxiety.
The prominent exchange was hailed as real protection leap forward.
There are less than 25,000 rhinos left in the wild in Africa because of a flood in poaching, and just 5,000 of them are dark rhinos.
Dark rhinos are appraised as fundamentally jeopardized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Rhinos are focused to encourage a blasting interest for rhino horn in China, Vietnam and other Asian nations, where it is accepted to have restorative characteristics.
Northern white rhinos vanished from Chad a very long while back and the last western dark rhino was recorded there in 1972, following quite a while of poaching pushed both subspecies to neighborhood termination.