He is the last male of his kind, and as such, he is under armed guard 24/7.
There are only five northern white rhinos left in the world, and Sudan is one of them.
Fortunately, his future may be a little bit brighter due to a social media campaign.
Hundreds of Kenyans took to the streets Tuesday demanding greater security following last week's massacre by Somalia's Shebab Islamists, on the final day of mourning for the 148 people killed by the militants.
Kenyan fighter jets pounded Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgent camps in southern Somalia on Monday, the army said, days after the Islamists killed 148 people in their worst ever massacre in Kenya.
Authorities in Kenya said Sunday they have identified one of the four dead Shebab gunmen who massacred nearly 150 people at Garissa University as an ethnic-Somali Kenyan national and law graduate.
Islamist gunmen who massacred sleeping students in Kenya's Garissa university knew what they were doing: they picked a soft target put further at risk by crippling corruption and mismanaged security, analysts say.
Somalia and Kenya must boost security cooperation between them, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said Friday, as he offered his condolences a day after "barbaric" Islamist gunmen massacred 147 students.
Masked gunmen from Somalia's Shebab Islamist group massacred at least 70 Kenyan students Thursday in a day-long college campus siege, the deadliest attack in the country since US embassy bombings in 1998.