'World's oldest' rhino dies in Ngorongoro sanctuary in Tanzania

The 57-year-old female black rhino, named Fausta, spent most of her life in the wild

A black rhino believed to be the oldest in the world has died in Tanzania at the age of 57, according to authorities in Ngorongoro where the animal was living.

The female rhino, named Fausta, died of what is believed to be natural causes on 27 December in a sanctuary, after living most of her life in the wild, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority said in a statement on Saturday.

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Source: theguardian