Javan rhinoceros

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Javan rhinoceros[1]
R. s. sondaicus in the London Zoo from March 1874 until January 1885
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Rhinoceros
Species: R. sondaicus
Binomial name
Rhinoceros sondaicus
  • Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus
  • Rhinoceros sondaicus inermis
  • Rhinoceros sondaicus sondaicus
Javan rhinoceros range[4]

The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), kent as the Sunda rhinoceros or lesser ane-horned rhinoceros an aw, is a vera rare member o the faimily Rhinocerotidae an ane o five extant rhinoceroses. It belangs tae the same genus as the Indie rhinoceros, an haes seemilar mosaicked, armour-lik skin, but at 3.1–3.2 m (10–10 ft) in lenth an 1.4–1.7 m (4.6–5.6 ft) in hicht, it is smawer (closer in size tae the black rhinoceros o the genus Diceros). Its horn is uisually shorter than 25 cm (9.8 in), an is smawer than those o the ither rhino species. Anerly adult males hae horns; females lack thaim awthegither.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Grubb, P. (2005). "Order Perissodactyla". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 636. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. van Strien, N.J.; Steinmetz, R.; Manullang, B.; Sectionov, Han; K.H., Isnan; W., Rookmaaker; K., Sumardja; E., Khan; M.K.M. & Ellis, S. (2008). "Rhinoceros sondaicus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 28 November 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  3. Rookmaaker, L.C. (1982). "The type locality of the Javan Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus Desmarest, 1822)" (PDF). Zeitschrift für Saugetierkunde. 47 (6): 381–382. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 10 Februar 2017.
  4. Map derived from range map in Foose and Van Strien (1997). This map does not include the possible population in Borneo described by Cranbook and Piper (2007).