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A Sumatran rhino calf was born at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary, Way Kambas National Park (SRS) in Lampung Province, Indonesia. The calf was born to mother Rosa and father Andatu, and is the first calf ever born at the sanctuary. There are now kebun binatang terdekat eight rhinos at the SRS.
"The birth of the Sumatran rhino is good news amid the efforts of the Indonesian government and partners to increase the Sumatran rhino population," Wiratno, the director general of natural resources and ecosystem conservation of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MOEF), said in a statement. “My deep gratitude for the work of the team of veterinarians and keepers who have continuously monitored the development of rhino Rosa's pregnancy and postnatal care.”
The Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) is classified as critically endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. It is one of five species of rhinos left today.
It’s estimated that there are fewer than 80 Sumatran rhinos left in the wild, with the population having declined more than 80% over the last 30 years. There are only nine in captivity, including eight in Indonesia and one in Malaysia.