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13 Things You Might Not Know About Javan Rhino

Infographic: Scientific Name JAVAN RHINO STATUS: CRITICALLY ENDANGERED Rhinoceros sondaicus EXTINCT THREATENED LEAST CONCERN Rhinoceros is derived from the Greek. Rhino, mean- ing "nose" and ceros, meaning "horn". Sondaicus refers Sunda islands in Indonesia. Based on fossil records found, about 30 species of rhinos are estimated to be living on the earth. Most have been extinct and currently only 5 species of rhinoceros that still survive, one of the Javan rhino. EX EW CR EN VU NT LC SKIN SENSE Has a pleated leather like shields coated steel, gray coloured with uneven skin texture and mottled. Have relatively small eyes and couldn't see too well (nearsightedness). But they have good sense of smell and good hearing. LIFE SPAN Can live for 30-45 years in the wild. HORN Rhino males reach adult stage after 10 years, while females at the age of 5-7 years with a period containing over 15-16 months. It only has one horn, about 25-30 cm long horns for male rhino. For female rhino, it's little or no horns at all. Generally give birth to a child who is kept tails mother until the age of 2 years, after the Unlike the African rhinoceros, horn is not used for fighting. adult child to leave its mother. MOUTH HABITAT AREA Has a mouth like a parrot beak to facilitate reaching the young shoots for his food. Male territory larger than females with males of the area 12-20 km? and an estimated Bottom incisors long and sharp that used to bite during the fight. area of females 3-14 km?. 51 BODY WEIGHT HEIGHT AND LENGTH DIET THREAT number of Infographlcs by: 50 кс Has been no cases of rhino poaching Java since the 1990s due to effective remaining Javan Rhino can reach up to 2.3r0r HOUSEF INFOGRAPHICS law enforcement. plant / day making it the most endangered rhino species in the world today, the only remaining is on Ujung Kulon National Park. Currently the biggest threat is the lack of genetic diversity and habitat loss due to human population growth. from 200 species plant (900-2.300kg) Body Height Body Length : 1,4 -1,7 meter : 2-4 meter @HouselGs Source: Wikipedia, WWF Indonesia, IUCN, Balai Taman Nasional Ujung Kulon

13 Things You Might Not Know About Javan Rhino

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Javan Rhinos are the most threatened of the five rhino species, with as few as 51 individuals surviving in Ujung Kulon National Park in Java, Indonesia.


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