White rhino speed dating
If you swipe right on his profile, it will be a 'match.'Then, you'll be directed to a link in the message section where you can make a donation.
It's hoped that the campaign will help raise million towards breeding methods, including in-vitro fertilization, as Sudan and his last two female companions can no longer breed naturally.
Matt David, head of communications and marketing at Tinder said: “We partnered with Ol Pejeta conservancy to give the most eligible bachelor in the world a chance to meet his match.
“We are optimistic given Sudan's profile will be seen on Tinder in 190 countries and over 40 languages.”Such global projection is creating one of the singularly most driven conservation efforts to preserve a single species.
The handsome rhino’s profile is being flagged up by the famous date-makers to highlight the plight of the planet’s most endangered creature.
With a 24/7 armed guard at his sanctuary in Kenya to protect him from poachers, the majestic 44-year-old giant is a heartbeat from seeing his species go the way of the dodo and the mammoth.
Once common across southern Africa, southern white rhinoceros were thought to be extinct in the late 19th century, but in 1895 a small population of less than 100 individuals was discovered in Kwa Zulu-Natal, South Africa.
After more than a century of successful protection and management, they are now classified as Near Threatened and over 20 000 animals exist in protected areas and private game reserves.
Supporters impressed by Sudan’s profile on Tinder are directed through to a fund-raising page – – where they can donate towards the cause.“I don’t mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me,” the rhino’s profile says.“I perform well under pressure.” The campaign called “The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World,” by a Kenyan wildlife conservancy and the dating app, focuses on the rhino named Sudan.The rhino, named Sudan, will appear as an ad on Tinder as you’re swiping through potential suitors – and despite the burden of having to save his species from extinction, he has ‘no problems performing under pressure.’ It's hoped that the 'Most Eligible Bachelor in the World' campaign launched by Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Tinder will help raise million towards breeding methods before it's too late.The rhino, named Sudan, will appear as an ad on Tinder as you’re swiping through potential suitors – and despite the burden of having to save his species from extinction, he has ‘no problems performing under pressure’While swiping through Tinder, Sudan will eventually appear.