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Javan rhinoceros

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Definition of Javan rhinoceros in English:

noun

A rare one-horned rhinoceros that is now confined to the lowland rainforests of Java.
  • Rhinoceros sondaicus, family Rhinocerotidae
Example sentences
  • Some of the most endangered species in the world are the rhinos, particularly the white and Javan rhinoceroses.
  • Like the closely related larger Indian Rhinoceros, the Javan rhinoceros has only a single horn.
  • The Javan rhinoceros is often called the rarest large mammal on earth and perhaps the most endangered.

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