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Rare white rhino treated for mystery illness in California

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    By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - An aging northern white rhinoceros, one of just five left in the world, appeared to be responding to treatment of an unidentified bacterial infection that has veterinarians worried for a subspecies limping toward extinction, a California zoo said on Tuesday. Nola, age 40, was showing signs of improvement after San Diego Zoo Safari Park keepers gave her ... More...