Javan Rhinoceros

Javan Rhinoceros

The Javan rhinoceros has a unique, prehensile, pointed, upper lip that functions as an aid for feasting and grasping onto leaves.

The Javan rhinoceros has a unique, prehensile, upper lip that functions as an aid for feasting on leaves. The lip is pointed to allow for food to be grasped and brought to the mouth.


Image | © Christopher R Scharf, All Rights Reserved
Sources | (Waters, 2000; WWF, 2015)

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