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The Javan Rhinoceros

Conservation efforts at Ujung Kulon National ParkSource: indonesia.travelImage via indonesia.travel A complete package for travelers who enjoy outdoor activities is what awaits at the Ujung Kulon National Park in West Java. Banner Image

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Javan rhinoceros is the most endangered of the world’s five rhinoceros species, with an estimated 40-60 animals remaining on the western tip of the Island of Java (Indonesia) in Ujung Kulon National Park. The last member of another tiny population in Vietnam’s Cat Tien National Park was killed by poachers in 2011.

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TOP 10 Differences Between the 5 Rhino Species

Did you know that there are five different species of rhinoceros? Apart from the two species native to Africa the famous Black Rhinoceros, White Rhinoceros there are three other rhino species native to southern Asia. They are the Indian Rhinoceros, the Javan Rhinoceros and the Sumatran Rhinoceros. Some rhinos have only one horn, while others have two. They vary in size from the smallest Javan rhino to the largest White rhino. The word itself ‘rhinoceros’ comes from the Greek words ‘rhino‘…

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The very endangered Javan rhino. www.savetherhino.org works to save all 5 species of rhinos. RHINO FORCE bracelets help raise funds for SRI, a well established NGO in the UK www.beadcoalition.com

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Javan rhinos are the most threatened of the five rhino species, with 60 individuals surviving in Ujung Kulon National Park in Java, Indonesia. Vietnam’s last Javan rhino was poached in 2010.

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