Barbara Durrant, director of reproductive sciences at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, poses next to Victoria, a pregnant southern white rhino, on Thursday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, California. Photo: AP

Victoria the rhino is pregnant. She’s carrying the hopes of a species, too

Victoria is a southern white rhino, but her pregnancy is a dress rehearsal for creating more northern white rhinos, grown from stem cells

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Barbara Durrant, director of reproductive sciences at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, poses next to Victoria, a pregnant southern white rhino, on Thursday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, California. Photo: AP
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