28 Feb '11, 8am

Hidden cameras have captured proof that Javan rhinos are breeding in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park.

Hidden cameras have captured proof that Javan rhinos are breeding in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park.

Footage of two adults with two calves was taken in November and December last year by cameras hidden in the jungle of the rhino sanctuary on the southwestern tip of Java island, environmental group WWF said. -- PHOTO: AFP/HO/WWF/TNUK SERANG (Indonesia) - HIDDEN cameras have captured proof that Javan rhinos are breeding in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park, the last redoubt for the endangered mammals, conservationists said on Monday. Footage of two adults with two calves was taken in November and December last year by cameras hidden in the jungle of the rhino sanctuary on the southwestern tip of Java island, environmental group WWF said. 'This is fantastic news because before these camera trap images surfaced, only 12 other Javan rhino births were recorded in the past decade,' WWF-Indonesia Ujung Kulon programme chief Adhi Hariyadi said. 'The population in Ujung Kulon r...

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