The Sumatran rhino is by far the most hirsute of the world’s five rhino species

Harapan, a relatively hairy Sumatran rhino

Harapan, a relatively hairy Sumatran rhino

The Sumatran rhino is by far the most hirsute of the world’s five rhino species, with some individuals sporting full body coats of long hair.  Other species typically grow hair only on their ears and tails, but the tufts can sometime grow to considerable length.

Hairy ear tufts of a greater one-horned rhino at the Cincinnati Zoo

Hairy ear tufts of a greater one-horned rhino at the Cincinnati Zoo

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