Sumatran rhino

Credit Mark Cawardine

AKA The hairy rhino
Scientific name Dicerorhinus sumatrensis
Current range Sumatra (Indonesia) and Sabah (Malaysia)
Height 1 - 1.5m
Weight 500 - 960kg
Status Critically Endangered
Population 100
Rhino fact The Sumatran rhino has been on earth longer than any other living mammal.
Rhino fun fact Sumatran rhinos tend to spend their days sitting in pond or mud wallows to keep cool.
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Conservation Status
Critically Endangered
Scientific Name
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis
Current Range
Sumatra (Indonesia) and Sabah (Malaysia)
Dense highland and lowland tropical and sub-tropical forests