Animal of the day – 4/3/2014 – The Javan Rhinoceros

The animal of the day is the Javan Rhinoceros. (Did you know: In this species of rhinoceros, only the males have horns! This rhino is seriously endangered…How endangered?

There’s only one group still living in the wild, about 40 individuals in Indonesia, and there aren’t any in captivity. And that wild group is suffering from inbreeding depression. Sigh, these guys might be gone in our lifetimes.

Only the males have horns, here's a father and daughter!

Only the males have horns, here’s a father and daughter!

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