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World Heritage Site #608 : Ujung Kulon National Park

World Heritage Site #608 : Ujung Kulon National Park

This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore islands and encompasses the natural reserve of Krakatoa. In addition to its natural beauty and geological interest – particularly for the study of inland volcanoes – it contains the largest remaining area […]

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Ujung Kulon National Park :: Location and Tourist Maps

Ujung Kulon National Park :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location map: GPS Coordinates: S6.75, E105.333333 Tourist Map: Banten Tourist Map Ujung Kulon National Park

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Hope for the Javan Rhino

Hope for the Javan Rhino

Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:20:01 GMT by Sharon Gill The Ujung Kulon National Park has an ambitious goal: to increase the Javan Rhino population by 50% over the next five years. The Ujung Kulon National Park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, is home to the world’s last remaining fifty Javan Rhinos. […]

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Guwahati institute to assist Indonesian rhino project

Guwahati institute to assist Indonesian rhino project

Sushanta Talukdar To share its experience with the great one-horned pachyderm Aaranyak, a wildlife research and bio-diversity conservation organisation based in the city will assist Indonesian authorities to undertake non-invasive genetics research on two critically endangered species — the Javan and the Sumatran rhinos — in Indonesia. The Aaranyak under its Wildlife Genetics Programme will […]

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Ujung Kulon National Park :: Extremely rare Javan rhinos captured on video

Ujung Kulon National Park :: Extremely rare Javan rhinos captured on video

None in captivity and probably fewer than 40 left in wild.

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Ujung Kulon National Park :: The Javan rhinoceros

Ujung Kulon National Park :: The Javan rhinoceros

The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus) is one of the rarest species of mammals and one of the most endangered rhinoceros species, with fewer than 60 animals believed to exist in two known populations. Between 40 and 60 individuals inhabit Ujung Kulon National Park in West Java, Indonesia, and between three and five individuals are part […]

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4 rare Javan rhinos photographed in Indonesia

4 rare Javan rhinos photographed in Indonesia

The Associated Press Four of the world’s most rare rhinoceroses were captured by camera traps installed in an Indonesian national park, an environmental group said Monday. The footage from movement-triggered hidden cameras showed two mother Javan rhinos and two calves in Ujung Kulon National Park in November and December last year, said a release from […]

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Hope as rare rhino calves filmed in Indonesia

Hope as rare rhino calves filmed in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Monday 28 February 2011 (AFP) – Hidden cameras have captured proof that Javan rhinos are breeding in Indonesia’s Ujung Kulon National Park, the last redoubt of one of the world’s most threatened mammals, conservationists said Monday. Footage of two adults with two calves was taken in November and December last year by cameras hidden […]

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