On Tuesday, October 12, the sad news came that Toby (the oldest white rhino in the World) had passed away at the tender age of 54.. Parco Natura Viva Zoo reports this as true. Italy.
Toby, an oldest white rhino in the World, has passed away.
On Tuesday, a spokesperson from Parco Natura Viva in Italy reported that Toby, the oldest white rhino, had died at the age 54. Elisa Livia Pennacchioni replied that “Nonno Toby”, the grandfather of Toby, had died in a shelter close to Verona on October 6, last year..
“He fell asleep while returning to the night shelter.” He stopped breathing about 30 minutes later.He remembered. Toby was informed by him that the animal would be preserved and displayed at the Muse Science Museum, Trento. Blanco, the white-colored lion from the Zoo, died five years earlier.
Toby is more than the average white rhino’s age
A spokesperson from the Italian Zoo stated that white rhinos can live up to 40 years in captivity, and up to 30 years in their natural habitat.Parco Natura Viva has a white rhino named Benno, who is 39 years old after the deaths of Sugar and Toby in 2012.
-AFP (@afpfr). October 12, 2021
Toby is a south-white rhinoceros. It is one of the largest land mammals and it is also known as an elephant. They can reach up to 2 m in height and 4 m in length and weigh more that 3 and 1/2 tons..
The white rhino is among five rhino species not listed as endangered. Statistics show that there are around 18,000 rhinos worldwide. World Wildlife Fund. Only two subspecies of the northern white rhinoceros are left on the whole earth. However, they can be found in Kenya’s protected area..
* Information from Agence France-Presse