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Fantastic animals of Indonesia and where to find them

Jakarta Post - 3 weeks ago
Locally known as the one-horned rhinoceros, the rare species can be found at Ujung Kulon National Park in Banten. The Javan rhinoceros is a highly endangered species because of deforestation and poaching for its horn, which is often used in...

If we wish to save the Javan rhinoceros, we must work to know it (commentary)

Mongabay.com - 1 month ago
The Javan rhino survives in a single population of roughly 60 individuals in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park. Despite successful efforts to protect the park's rhinos from poachers, the species remains at risk due to multiple threats including...

Brian Gerber drawn to study of rare species, unique biodiversity

Source - 1 month ago
They live in Ujung Kulon National Park, within sight of volcanic Mount Krakatoa and close to the Indonesian Sunda Arc, an area of converging tectonic plates that commonly cause earthquakes, triggering tsunamis. A tsunami as high as 10 meters, or about...

Javan Rhinos to be Transferred to Cikepuh Wildlife Reserve

Tempo.co - 2 months ago
Currently, the one and only habitat of the species is at the Ujung Kulon national park. “Experts predict that there are only 67 rhinos left,” Bambang explained. Based on previous data, there were only 60 Javan rhinos. It is predicted that the arrival...

Natural disasters threaten last of the Javan Rhinos with extinction

Surfbirds News (blog) - 2 months ago
The world's only population of Javan rhinoceros – already under severe threat from poaching – could also face extinction in the future due to natural disasters, according to a new study. The species is found in Ujung Kulon National Park, which is...

Tsunamis Could Wipe Out the Remaining 62 Javan Rhinos

Newsweek - 2 months ago
Javan rhinos used to roam widely throughout southeastern Asia, but poaching and habitat loss has reduced their numbers and range immensely. Today, they are only found in Ujung Kulon National Park, on the Indonesian island of Java. New...

Natural disasters pose grave threat to planet's last Javan rhinos

Science Daily - 2 months ago
The few remaining Javan rhinos live in Ujung Kulon National Park, which is within sight of volcanic Mount Krakatoa and close to the Indonesian Sunda Arc, an area of converging tectonic plates that commonly cause earthquakes, triggering tsunamis.and...

See them before they're gone! Animals that are teetering on the brink of extinction... and where to find them

Daily Mail - 3 months ago
The most threatened of the five rhino species is the Javan rhino, with 60 individuals surviving in Ujung Kulon National Park in Java, Indonesia. Their skin has a number of loose folds giving the appearance of armour plating. Over-hunting for its horn...

Indonesia can profit from private management of conservation areas

Jakarta Post - 3 months ago
In Ujung Kulon National Park in Banten, a home to the near-extinct Javanese rhinoceros, a lack of adequate infrastructure such as roads has prevented tourists from visiting the site. Jatna said the situation would change if the government could give...

What to know about the Seven Wonders of Banten

Jakarta Post - 3 months ago
The province itself has established seven main tourist attractions, dubbed the Seven Wonders of Banten, namely Banteng Lama, Ujung Kulon National Park, Sangiang Island, the Baduy tribe, Umang Island, Mount Krakatau and the Dano Swamp....

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