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The Sumatran rhino is now extinct in Malaysia

The last known Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia died Saturday after a battle with cancer, leaving the species officially extinct in the country. There are now only an estimated 80 Sumatran rhinos left in the world, with the species labeled as "critically endangered," according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).  The rhino named Iman died of natural causes due to shock in her system, the Wildlife Department in eastern Sabah state on Borneo island told the Associated Press. She had been suffering from uterine tumors since she was taken into captivity in early 2014. She was reportedly 25 years old.  Read more....

 

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