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Malaysia | Country’s last female Sumatran rhino, hope of captive breeding program, now seriously ill

Iman, the last female Sumatran rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) in the Malaysian state of Sabah, has fallen seriously ill over the past few days due to bleeding in her uterus, authorities there reported.

The rhino, which experts believe to be fertile, had a tumor in her uterus, according to the Sabah Wildlife Department. It added that the tumor ruptured and she started bleeding about four days ago.


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