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Polet, G.; Tran Van Mui; Nguyen Xuan Dang; Bui Huu Manh; Baltzer, M., 1999. The Javan rhinos, Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus, of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam: current status and management implications. Pachyderm 27: 34-48, figs. 1-2, photos 1-7, tables 1-4

Location: Asia - East Asia - Vietnam
Subject: Morphology - Size
Species: Javan Rhino

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Vietnam. Sung et al. (1998) estimate that the R. s. annamiticus is about 75 to 80% of the size of a R. s. sondaicus. They base this estimate on the ratio of the width of the hind feet measured in Cat Loc (20-23 cm) versus those recorded in Ujong Kulon (25-28 cm). Using this relation in size and estimating the weight of a R. s. sondaicus to be 1,600 kg, it may be estimated that a R. s. annamiticus weighs about 650 to 800 kg (1,600 kg x 0.753 to 0.83).

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