Could a new map save the Sumatran rhino?

Researchers have identified what could be the last safe havens for the Critically Endangered Sumatran rhinos (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), according to a new study published in the journal PLoS One. Only about 100 such rhinos remain in the wild, mostly on the Island of Sumatra.

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Last updated on 24 September 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Indonesia
Region: 
South-East Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals