26 Oct '11, 6am

Vietnam loses its last Javan rhino to poachers. It was found shot in the leg and its horn cut off

HANOI - The critically-endangered Javan rhino has been hunted to extinction in Vietnam, a leading conservation group said yesterday. The country's last remaining rhino in the Cat Tien National Park was discovered dead, shot in the leg with its valuable horn cut off, last April. No other sightings of the animal have been made since then and there has been no other evidence in the form of dung or footprints. "It is painful that despite the significant investment in the Vietnamese rhino population, conservation efforts failed to save this unique animal," said World Wildlife Fund Vietnam country director Tran Thi Minh Hien. Demand for rhino horn has surged in recent years among Vietnamese and Chinese who believe it can cure an array of ailments. Only between 40 and 60 of the Javan rhino now survive in the world in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park. None are in captivity an...

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