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The Sumatran Rhino Is In Trouble

November 4, 2015

It once ranged from northeast India to Indonesian Borneo and may have numbered in the tens of thousands. Today, much has changed for the Sumatran rhino. It's one of the most endangered large mammals on the planet. A recent paper by WCS and the University of Massachusetts provides vital data to support a final attempt to rescue it from extinction.

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