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Bruton, R., 1963. The rhinos of South-East Asia. Conservation News 1963 August: 5-10, figs. 1-6, maps 1-2

Location: Asia
Subject: Ecology - Habitat
Species: Sumatran Rhino

Original text on this topic:
Both the Javan one-horned rhino and the Sumatran two-horned rhino are generally forest dwelling animals. The sumatran rhino seems to be well adapted to any wet habitat. It can thrive and is usually found in the steepest and most impenetrable mountain forests. It is probable that both species were once common in lowland wet areas, but that they have been exterminated from these areas by man. The apparent greater ability of the Sumatran rhino to adapt to areas inaccessible to man is possibly one reason for the greater number of this species alive today.

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