Genetic diversity, phylogeny and conservation of the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus)

@article{Fernando2006GeneticDP,
  title={Genetic diversity, phylogeny and conservation of the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus)},
  author={Prithiviraj Fernando and Gert Polet and Nazir Foead and Linda Shio Wei. Ng and Jennifer Pastorini and D. J. Melnick},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={439-448}
}
With a total population of less than 60 individuals limited to two locations, the Javan rhinoceros is perhaps the most endangered large mammal on earth. Although species specific information is crucial to its conservation, its precarious status, habitat inaccessibility, and behavioral adaptations pose major obstacles to its study. Here we report on the first genetic analysis of the two extant populations, in Ujung Kulon, Indonesia, and Cat Tien, Vietnam, and discuss their conservation. As its… Expand

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