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Sumatran rhinoceros

Syllabification: Su·ma·tran rhi·noc·er·os
Pronunciation: /səˌmätrən rīˈnäs(ə)rəs

Definition of Sumatran rhinoceros in English:


A rare hairy two-horned rhinoceros found in montane rain forests from Malaysia to Borneo.
  • Dicerorhinus sumatrensis, family Rhinocerotidae
Example sentences
  • The expedition also reported the existence of the Sumatran rhinoceros in the park, as well as elephants.
  • This was the first time in 112 years that a Sumatran rhinoceros successfully reproduced in captivity.
  • According to Mukri, the population of Sumatran rhinoceros is alarmingly low and it is nearing extinction.

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