12 Aug '12, 5pm

Camera traps confirm that Sumatran rhinos still roam Leuser rainforest

Camera traps confirm that Sumatran rhinos still roam Leuser rainforest

New Sumatran rhino mama filmed giving birth and nursing (06/25/2012) On early Saturday morning, scientists were elated when first-time Sumatran rhino mother, Ratu, gave birth to a healthy male calf. The birth was filmed as well footage has been taken of the little tike—with massive eyes—nursing (see videos below). The new calf gives hope to a species on the very brink of extinction. Historic birth for the Sumatran rhino (06/24/2012) After two miscarriages and a pregnancy that lasted 15 months, Ratu, a female Sumatra rhino, has given birth to a healthy male calf, conservationists happily announced this weekend. The birth at a rhino sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park in Sumatra is the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and the best reproductive rhino science in the world. This is the first captive birth in Indonesia, and only the fourth captive birth for the S...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0812-hance-rhinos-leuser.html

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