Javan Rhino By: Secily Baker
Name • Common name- Javan Rhinoceros • Scientific name- Rhinoceros sondaicus
Region • Location-Western Indonesia • Natural Habitat-Tropical forest (Rain forest) • Map
Characteristics • Diet: Herbivore • Size: 4 to 6ft tall & 900 to 2300 kg • Housing requirements: Swamps and muddy places • Climate requirements: A little rain, not to hot muddy, water everywhere.
More • Predator- Humans and larger wildlife • Prey- grass and the things it eats • Reproduce- 30 years of age • How many offspring's- 1 • How often-1 every 4 years
Solitary or Pack • Solitary
Population Size • Few as 35 left
Why endangered? • Poaching, natural catastrophes, and diseases • Date listed as endangered: October 2011
Efforts • WWF and its partners are working on the development of a program to translocate rhinos from Ujung Kulon National Park to establish a new population Indonesia. • Conservationists are working hard to expand the Javan rhino’s habitat. The International Rhino Foundation is working with its local partner, the Rhino Foundation of Indonesia (YABI), and the national park administration to extend the protected status of these Javan Rhino’s. • International conservation organizations such as WWF and the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) are working together with the Vietnamese and Indonesian governments to protect remaining Javan rhinos. • Some efforts are working but it still hard to get them to really work at there full potential.
Organizations • International Rhino Foundation • Javan Rhino Conservation Partnership • Rhino Foundation of Indonesia
Quiz • What was the name of the endangered species? • How many are left? • What are two reason that it is endangered? • Is it an meat eater or plant eater? • Is animal solitary or pack?
Works Cited • "Javan Rhino Conservation Partnership Continues for the 2nd Year." Javan Rhino Conservation Partnership Continues for the 2nd Year. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2013. • "International Rhino Foundation." International Rhino Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2013. • WorldWildlife.org. World Wildlife Fund, n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013. • "Fighting A Last-Ditch Battle To Save the Rare Javan Rhino." By Rhett Butler: Yale Environment 360. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2013. • "Mammals." EDGE of Existence. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2013.