I have this sinking feeling that I'm witnessing all these fantastical shapes just before they vanish forever. One day, a future consciousness might marvel at the thought of what these beings were really like -- just as we try to imagine a triceratops or a wooly mammoth. Will our love save them in time?

Harapan - Sumatran Rhino Now living at a special sanctuary in Indonesia helping to save his endangered species

Sumatran rhinoceros male and female, captive

Sumatran rhinoceros male and female, captive

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Greater one-horned (AKA Indian# rhino calf frolicking.

Sumatran Rhino 2.jpg Sumatran rhinoceros a rare member of the family Rhinocerotidae

Sumatran Rhinoceroses (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardenis. It is the smallest extant rhinoceros species, as well as the one with the most hair. It can be found at very high altitudes in Borneo and Sumatra.

Sumatran rhinoceros, also known as hairy rhinoceros or Asian two-horned rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)

Sumatran rhinoceros, also known as hairy rhinoceros or Asian two-horned rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)

A Sumatran rhinoceros - one of the world's most endangered species - has given birth at a sanctuary in Indonesia.  Conservationists at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park said the mother, Ratu, and her male baby were both "very well".  It is only the fourth recorded case of a Sumatran rhino being born in captivity in a century.  Ratu's pregnancy lasted about 16 months    There are thought to be fewer than 200 alive in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Sumatran rhino born in captivity

A critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros was born Saturday, June at an Indonesian sanctuary, only the fourth birth in captivity in more than a century, boosting survival hopes for the species, say conservationists.

Sumatran rhinoceros

Sumatran rhinoceros

The Sumatran Rhinoceros is the fifth most endangered animal in the world. The Sumatran Rhinoceros’ current population is around 300. The Sumatran Rhinoceros is the only Asian Rhinoceros with two horns and the only Rhinoceros with hair, having a coat of reddish brown fur.

10 Most Endangered Animals in the World

Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) CRITICALLY ENDANGERED This two-horned rhino is the smallest and most endangered of the five living rhinoceros species.

Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) Critically Endangered

Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) Critically Endangered

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