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Indonesia | Four new calves of critically endangered Javan rhino sighted in Ujung Kulon NP

JAKARTA — The global population of the critically endangered Javan rhinoceros has increased to 72 after four new calves were spotted in the past several months.


Rhino experts have welcomed the news of a rise in the population of the Javan rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus), a species driven close to extinction by poaching and habitat loss. The only known remaining population of Javan rhinos is now confined to a single precarious habitat in Ujung Kulon National Park on the western tip of Indonesia’s Java Island.


https://news.mongabay.com/2019/12/javan-rhino-calves-population-72-ujung-kulon-indonesia/

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