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2010-02-17 09:58:00

CINCINNATI and LOS ANGELES and SUMATRA, Indonesia, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Conservationists across the world are celebrating a pregnancy in one of the world's most endangered species, the Sumatran Rhino. The pregnancy of female Ratu, born in Indonesia, and male Andalas, the first of only three Sumatran rhinos born in captivity in more than 112 years, is giving hope to international rhino biologists. The breeding occurred at Indonesia's Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) in Way Kambas National...

2006-03-02 20:31:28

By Ade Rina JAKARTA (Reuters) - They've tried everything from sticks and stones to bullets to keep elephants away from their crops. But after years of failing to keep elephants from ravaging their plantations, Indonesian farmers are now using newer and more unique methods such as fiery African chillies tied to wire fences to deter the animals. "The smell stops elephants from coming anywhere close to the farmland," said Tahirudin Hasan, administration chief of southern Sumatra's Way...

Latest Way Kambas National Park Reference Libraries

2006-03-09 10:39:39

The White-winged Wood Duck (Cairina scutulata) is a species of dabbling duck that belongs to the genus Cairina. Historically it was widely distributed from north-east India and Bangladesh, through South East Asia to Java and Sumatra. However, in 2002 it had a population of only 800, with about 200 in Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, 150 on Sumatra, notably in Way Kambas National Park,and 450 in India, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

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