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How the Bornean rhinoceros was hunted to extinction in Sarawak

Patricia Hului

In the beginning of 20th century, the Bornean rhinoceros was common in Sarawak. Also known as the Eastern Sumatran rhinoceros or Eastern hairy rhinoceros, it was one of the three subspecies of Sumatran rhinoceros. Its subspecies name (Dicerohinus sumatrensis harrissoni) was named after British anthropologist and Sarawak museum curator Tom Harrisson. Compared to other Sumatran […]

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