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WWF-Indonesia has verified recent tracks and other evidence that show the Sumatran Rhino is not extinct in Borneo, as it has been feared for the last 20 years. There are only about 200 left in the entire world.

Devastating news for Sumatran rhino breeding programme as Suci dies at Cincinnati Zoo

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The Northern White Rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) of central Africa is now “possibly extinct” in the wild and the Javan Rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus) is ”probably extinct” in Vietnam, after poachers killed the last animal there in 2010. A small but declining population survives on the Indonesian island of Java.

Northern White Rhino--unfortunately there are only 5 known in the world today. There are none known in the wild and with the death today (Dec of one at a San Diego zoo, there are only 5 left at a Kenya reserve.

Javan rhinoceros is the most endangered of the world’s five rhinoceros species, with an estimated 40-60 animals remaining on the western tip of the Island of Java (Indonesia) in Ujung Kulon National Park. The last member of another tiny population in Vietnam’s Cat Tien National Park was killed by poachers in 2011.

Javan rhinoceros is the most endangered of the world’s five rhinoceros species, with an estimated animals remaining on the western tip of the Island of Java (Indonesia) in Ujung Kulon National Park. The last member of another tiny population in Viet

Black rhinoceros, Kenya, declared extinct in some areas of Africa - All rhinos are facing extinction due to poaching. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers fueled by greed are slaughtering rhinos at a frightening rate.

Black Rhinoceros, Kenya , declared extinct in some areas of Africa all Rhinos are facing extinction because of the mythical aphrodisiac properties attributed to ground rhino horn. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers f

This is the first picture of Puntung I've ever found. She lost part of her left front leg in a snare trap at a young age.   http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0515-sumatran-rhino.html

Puntung, a female Sumatran rhinoceros, in forest stockade in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo a day after her capture in December

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