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Fraser, W.T., 1869. The present existence of the rhinoceros in Borneo. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1869 November 25: 529

Location: Asia - South East Asia - Borneo
Subject: Distribution - Records
Species: Asian Rhino Species

Original text on this topic:
Secretary [P.L.Sclater] in London receibed a letter from W.T. Fraser of Soerabaya, Java, dated 30 Aug 1869: `I duly received your note of the 30 April regarding the existence of the Rhinoceros in Borneo. There have been lately arrivals of several prahus from Koeti and I have been able to question the crew on the matter. They tell me that the animal has often been met with in the interior, in the centre of the forsts; but they say that they have not heard of any having been caught. They seem to think that it is quite impossible to obtain either skulls or teeth of the animal. I promised them a good reward if they brought me any the next time they returned from Koeti, and perhaps this may have some effect. If I hear anything further regarding the matter, I shall let you know. I believe you can accept it as a certain fact that the Rhinoceros is an inhabitant of Borneo.'

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