07 Feb '12, 7pm

From @mongabay: 1 of the last Sumatran rhinos is in her 11th month of pregnancy. Only 5 more to go!

'Christmas miracle' for endangered rhinos (12/24/2011) Conservationists and wildlife officials in the Malaysian state of Sabah airlifted a young female Sumatran Rhinoceros — one of the world's most endangered animals — to an area of forest where she would encounter a potential partner, reports the Sabah Wildlife Department and Borneo Rhino Alliance. Sumatran Rhinoceros populations are so low, some individuals live in areas where they have no hope of ever finding another rhino. Malaysia must take action to avoid extinction of its last rhinos (11/05/2011) Malaysia must take immediate action to prevent the extinction of the handful of rhinos that survive on the island of Borneo, says a coalition of environmental groups. How do we save the Sumatran rhino? (06/06/2011) Some conservation challenges are more daunting than others. For example, how do you save a species that has be...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0207-hance_ratu_pregnancy.html


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