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This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



The hairy hide of the Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni). The rhino, Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



The hairy and muddy ear of the Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), the hairiest of the world's rhinos. This rhino, Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



Local rangers cut leaves for Tam, a captive Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), who represents the hopes for eventual ex-situ breeding for the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered)



Close-up of the Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni). This rhino, Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



Local rangers cut leaves for Tam, a captive Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), who represents the hopes for eventual ex-situ breeding for the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered)



Local rangersweigh food for Tam, a captive Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), who represents the hopes for eventual ex-situ breeding for the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered)



The eyes of a leopard cat (Felis bengalensis) in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia



This Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



Bearded pig (Sus barbatus) at the mud volcano in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia



Snare injury on the leg of the captive Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), Tam. The rhino represents the eventual hopes for breeding this Critically Endangered subspecies in captivity.



The hairy ear of the Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), the hairiest of the world's rhinos. This rhino, Tam, is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



Local rangers feed Tam, a captive Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), who represents the hopes for eventual ex-situ breeding for the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered)



Silouhette of a Bornean rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni) named Tam, who is a captive individual representing hopes for ex-situ breeding of the Critically Endangered subspecies of the Sumatran rhino (also Critically Endangered).



Footprint of the wild cattle, banteng (Bos javanicus), in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia




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