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A Challenging Javan Rhinoceros Quiz

Rhinoceroses are known for their enormous size and weight. Test your knowledge about the Javan Rhinoceros by taking this brief quiz.
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One out of 3 Asian species of rhinoceros can be found only on the island of Java in Indonesia.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
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Rhino horns are used in Eastern Asian medicine. For your information, Asian horns are preferred to the African horns.
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Just like other rhinoceros species, this animal has a poor eyesight. However, they have keen hearing, sense of balance as well as smell.
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Other than man, this animal doesn't have any natural predators. Even powerful predators like the tiger don't attack the rhino because its skin is too thick.
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The surviving Javan rhinos inhabit extremely dense jungle and have never been in captivity. Owing to these reasons, the exact lifespan is not known and is estimated at 35-40 years.
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Rhino horn is prized and can be up to $500,000 or more when auctioned. Chinese herbal medicine has included this ingredient for centuries. Some wealthy individuals have the horn as a status symbol.
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Javan rhino is a pure herbivorous and a more adaptable feeder compared to other rhino species.
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The eruption of Krakatoa way back in 1883 killed nearly all the animals in the region. As per zoologists, another powerful eruption may completely destroy the existing Javan rhino population.
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"Rhinoceros” is a Greek word, wherein 'rhino' is 'nose' and 'ceros' is 'horn'. 'Sondaicus' (Latin -icus stands for a locality) addresses the Sunda islands in Indonesia, 'Sunda' meaning 'Java'.
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Currently, the surviving Javan rhinos inhabit the Ujung Kulon National Park, a protected region on a small peninsula extending from the western end of the island of Java, Indonesia.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
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The “Critically Endangered” status is because there exist below 250 mature rhinos and no surviving sub-population above 50. Another reason is that the rhino population is in a continuing decline.
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Javan rhinos once inhabited northeast India and Southeast Asia. In 2010, Vietnam's last Javan rhino was poached.
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 Prabhakar Pillai

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Glen Carrie, Sebastian Pociecha, Ron Dauphin, Atul Vinayak, Michal Nevaril