Rhino euthanised at Auckland Zoo after sudden illness

Auckland Zoo staff are “deeply saddened” after the death of their male rhino Inkosi.

Last weekend the 20-year-old African white rhino suddenly became extremely lethargic and stopped eating.

The vet team carried out a full examination under general anaesthetic and results indicated Inkosi had signs of kidney failure.

Treatment early in the week failed to improve Inkosi’s condition and when further tests showed continued deterioration, the decision was made on Wednesday to euthanise him.

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