Seven Facts About Sumatran Rhinoceros-Indonesias

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  1. The sumatran rhinoceros have hair mostly around the ears and tail. Because of that some people called it hairy rhinoceros. They also have two horns like African rhinoceros so some people called them Asian two horned rhinoceros.
  2. It’s binomial name is Dicerorhinus sumatrensis. It’s the only survivor of the genus dicerorhinus nowadays.
  3. The sumatran rhinoceros have relatives at the Kalimantan or Borneo Island. There are less than 20 of them that still live untill now.
  4. This species habitats are at the forests in Sumatra, such as Bukit Barisan, Gunung Leuser, Kerinci Seblat, and Way Kambas. There are fewer than 100 individuals of sumatran rhinoceros at that jungles make them listed as critically endagered.
  5.  The Sumatrans rhinoceros is the smallest rhinoceros that still survive on earth. The weight of the male around 950 kg with 2 – 4 m in lenght and height around 1 – 1,5 m. The female weight and size are about the same.
  6. Only female rearing the calf. The male one live solitary except for reproduction. The calf wean at 15 months but still with their mother untill three years old.
  7.  They could communicating with each other using voices.

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