If we don’t act now, the Sumatran rhino could be extinct in our lifetime. There is still a chance to save the Sumatran rhino. It takes a lot to save a species: vision, a plan, persistence...and your support.
Twenty-four years ago today, Rhino Protection Units (RPUs) began protecting Indonesia’s two most critically endangered species – Javan and Sumatran rhinos. There are only 68 Javan rhinos left in the world and fewer than 80 Sumatran rhinos- but there would not be even this many were it not for the continued protection of the RPUs.... Continue Reading →
This is our last chance to save Sumatran rhinos. In dense, steamy rainforests on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo, Earth’s few remaining Sumatran rhinos are struggling to exist. Barely hanging on in fragmented sub-populations, this rhino is so rare – fewer than 80 survive – that only a handful of people have ever... Continue Reading →
If you've been following our blog, then you've heard us talking about the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS). For our new readers, the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary, located in the heart of Way Kambas National Park on the island of Sumatra, is home to the only reproductively viable captive Sumatran rhinos in the world. Created in 1996,... Continue Reading →