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Chys, J.A. van der, 1889. Nederlandsch-Indisch Plakaatboek 1602-1811, volume 5, 1743-1750. Batavia, Landsdrukkerij and 's Hage, M. Nijhoff, pp. i, 1-787

Location: Asia - South East Asia - Indonesia - Java
Subject: Distribution - Records
Species: Javan Rhino

Original text on this topic:
1749, 14 January. The government stops the premium on killing rhinos. The numbers were increasing quickly and the rhinoceros is a shy animal, and less dangerous than a tiger. Since 1 Sep 1747 premiums had been paid for the killing of 526 rhinoceroses and 80 tigers, a sum of 606 rijksdaalders.

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