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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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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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Officials scramble to save endangered Javan rhinos

Officials scramble to save endangered Javan rhinos

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The discovery of three dead Javan rhinos has intensified efforts to save one of the world’s most endangered mammals from extinction, with an electric fence being built Monday around a new sanctuary and breeding ground. With only about 50 of the species left in the wild – all but a handful living […]

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Second rare Javan rhino found dead in Indonesia

Second rare Javan rhino found dead in Indonesia

JAKARTA – A second Javan rhino has died in Indonesia, conservationists said Tuesday, underscoring the need to expand the critically endangered mammals’ last refuge in Ujung Kulon National Park. With fewer than 50 Javan rhinos remaining, the deaths of two males in recent months has brought the world’s scarcest mammal closer than ever to extinction, […]

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