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Anderson, J., 1872. Notes on Rhinoceros sumatrensis, Cuvier. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1872 February 6: 129-132

Location: Asia - South Asia - India
Subject: Morphology - Size
Species: Sumatran Rhino

Original text on this topic:
[Female shown in Calcutta 1872 in transit to London] The hindmost horn is the smallest and about two inches in height; it has, a quadrangular base, with two of the angles external (one posterior and the other anterior), and its apex is conical. It is placed between the eyes, but its posterior basal angle is slightly behind the external margin of the eye, while the anterior angle is about three inches before the inner margin of the eye. The anterior horn, separated from the former by about three inches, is full aqd rounded, and, although about twice the size of the posterior horn, does not exceed it in height; it is placed above the nostril, to which, however, its hinder margin is slightly posterior.

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