Scientists harvest single egg cell from Iman – Malaysia's last Sumatran rhino


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  • Monday, 30 Sep 2019

Prof Hildebrandt and his team from the Leibniz Institute of Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin performing the delicate procedure to harvest egg cells from Iman, Malaysia's last surviving Sumatran Rhino.

KOTA KINABALU: A single egg cell – that is all that scientists managed to harvest from Malaysia's last living female Sumatran rhino – Iman.

The egg cell (oocyte) was harvested at the Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Lahad Datu on Monday (Sept 30).

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