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Black rhino at Sedgwick County Zoo suddenly dies, cause of death unknown

Klyde, who was 18-years-old and described as a “favorite” of the zoo staff, went on exhibit...
Klyde, who was 18-years-old and described as a “favorite” of the zoo staff, went on exhibit Saturday but collapsed suddenly and wasn’t able to be revived, according to a release from the zoo.(Sedgwick County Zoo)
Published: Sep. 5, 2020 at 2:17 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A black rhino at the Sedgwick County Zoo has died Saturday.

Klyde, who was 18-years-old and described as a “favorite” of the zoo staff, went on exhibit Saturday but collapsed suddenly and wasn’t able to be revived, according to a release from the zoo.

The zoo said the cause of death is unknown but a necropsy will be conducted to learn more about his health and potential cause of death.

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