Javan Rhinoceros

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The Javan rhinoceros is a pure, herbivorous browser but was historically a mixed feeder, a more adaptable feeder than other rhinos.

Javan rhinoceroses appear to be more adaptable feeders than other rhino species.

In the tropical rainforest, where the species now survives, it’s a pure, herbivorous browser, but it was possibly a mixed feeder and both browsed and grazed on leaves, young shoots, twigs, and fruit in other parts of its historic range.


Image | © J. Wolf, Public Domain
Sources | (IRF, 2011; Waters, 2000; WWF, 2015)

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