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Mapping the last safe zones for Sumatran rhinos

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by DavidBrown, 23 Sep 2015.

  1. DavidBrown

    DavidBrown Moderator Staff Member

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    There seems to be continuous stream of bad news for Sumatran rhinos from their confirmed extinction in mainland Asia to the nearly complete failure of the captive breeding program.

    Researchers have now mapped where the last safe zones for the rhinos are on Sumatra in an attempt to direct in situ protection for the last stand of the species. Hopefully this will result in some good news for Sumatran rhino conservation...

    Could a new map save the Sumatran rhino?
     
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    Pertinax Well-Known Member

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    You've probably seen that they have just announced the female Ratu ( mother of the previous calf) at Way Kambas, is pregnant again, which is a little bit of good news. Though the other potential female Rosa does not feature in any news and I wonder why she has not bred or become pregnant yet (the third female there- Bina, is no doubt too old).
     
  3. DavidBrown

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