Removing the palm trees will allow rhino-friendly browse to recover and spread, creating more suitable habitat in the park so the rhinos can increase breeding again.”
What is being done to protect Javan rhinos?
The goal of the RPU program is to prevent the extinction of Javan rhinos and other threatened species and to protect critical habitats in Java through proactive prevention of poaching and habitat destruction. … RMUs track each individual rhino with camera traps, ensuring an accurate count of the population.
Why must rhinos be saved?
Why rhinos matter
They’re important grazers, consuming large amounts of vegetation, which helps shape the African landscape. This benefits other animals and keeps a healthy balance within the ecosystem. Local people also depend on the natural resources within rhino habitat for food, fuel and income.
Why do we save rhinos?
Rhinos have been around for millions of years and play a crucial role in their ecosystem. … By helping protect rhinos, we’re helping to conserve their habitat for the benefit of people and wildlife, helping support local communities and making sure natural resources are available for generations to come.