Sumatran rhino - updates

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Malaysia's last known Sumatran rhino dies

Nov 24, 2019 - 4:50 PM

Iman, the last Sumatran rhino in Malaysia, dies of cancer

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies – officials

May 27, 2019 - 7:05 PM

The cause of the animal's death is not immediately clear, but previous media reports have suggested it was suffering from kidney and liver problems

ENDANGERED. Once found as far away as eastern India and throughout Malaysia, the Sumatran rhino has been almost wiped out, with fewer than 80 left, according to the World Wildlife Fund. Rhino file photo from Shutterstock

LOOK: Rare rhino born in Indonesia takes breed one step away from extinction

May 13, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Births of Sumatran rhinos in captivity are rare The birth was only the fifth of a Sumatran rhino in a breeding facility

BABY RHINO. This handout photo from International Rhino Foundation taken on May 12, 2016 shows a female rhino named Ratu (L) with her calf (R) born on May 12 at their sanctuary in Lampung. AFP PHOTO / International Rhino Foundation (IRF) / STEPHEN BELCHER

Critically endangered Sumatran rhino dies weeks after landmark discovery

Apr 06, 2016 - 10:55 AM

This is a very valuable lesson that shows saving a rhino can be very difficult and needs the support of experts

ENDANGERED. This photo show a file photo of a Sumatran rhino, previously believed to be extinct. Photo by AFP

Believed to be extinct, environmentalists make first contact in decades with rhino in Borneo

Mar 23, 2016 - 5:03 PM

The contact with the rhino comes after environmentalists discovered in 2013 that the Sumatran rhino was not extinct on Indonesian Borneo – as had long been thought – when hidden cameras captured images of the animals

ENDANGERED. This photo show a file photo of a Sumatran rhino, previously believed to be extinct. Photo by AFP

Male rhino arrives in Indonesia to mate with his endangered species

Nov 02, 2015 - 9:30 PM

We hope he will be able to breed and boost the Sumatran rhino population here

MATING MISSION. Harapan the Sumatran rhino is flown from the United States to Indonesia, in hopes of him mating with his critically endangered species. Photo from AFP/Cincinnati Zoo

The wRap Indonesia: No apology from Jokowi, pregnant Sumatran rhino

Sep 23, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Jokowi is set to visit the United States to meet his counterpart in October an endangered Sumatran rhino is pregnant and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

WHAT APOLOGY? Jokowi has no plans to apologize for the September 30 movement. Photo by AFP/Istana Presiden

Critically endangered Sumatran rhino is pregnant

Sep 22, 2015 - 11:28 PM

A rare Sumatran rhino in Indonesia is pregnant with her second baby and is expected to give birth in May raising new hope for the critically endangered species