Sumatran Rhinocero

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Sumatran Rhinoceros

The Sumatran rhinoceros is the tiniest of the five rhinoceros varieties with a body size of less than 250cm. Unlike the various other Eastern rhinoceros varieties, the Sumatran rhinoceros has 2 horns like the white and black rhinos discovered on the African continent.

The Sumatran rhinoceros mainly lives in dense lowland rain forests, high turf and also reed beds that abound with rivers, huge floodplains, or damp areas with numerous mud wallows, swamps as well as cloud woodlands.

The range of Sumatran rhinoceros once stretched from India, through south-east Asia and also to Sumatra but today, the Sumatran rhinoceros is only found on the islands of Sumatra as well as Borneo, with a number additionally on the Malaysian landmass.

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