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With as Few as 40 Left on Earth, WWF Launches Campaign to Save One of the Worldâ€™s Rarest Mammals Washington, D.C.
The conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has released the worldâ€™s first footage of the extremely rare Java rhino near Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - The world's rarest rhino does not like the limelight.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Experts in Indonesia say they have found evidence suggesting that four Javan rhino calves have been born in recent weeks, raising hopes over the prospects for a species on the brink of extinction.
The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...