IUCN Red List of Threatened Species:  Rhinoceros unicornis (Eastern subpopulation)

Rhinoceros unicornis (Eastern subpopulation)

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Taxonomy
Kingdom ANIMALIA
Phylum CHORDATA
Class MAMMALIA
Order PERISSODACTYLA
Family RHINOCEROTIDAE
Common Name/s GREAT INDIAN RHINOCEROS (E)
INDIAN RHINOCEROS (E)
Species Authority Linnaeus, 1758
Assessment Information
Red List Category & Criteria EN B1+2cde, C1    ver 2.3 (1994)
Year Assessed 1996
Assessor/s Asian Rhino Specialist Group
Distribution
Country Names India (Assam; West Bengal)
Summary Documentation
System Terrestrial
Major Habitat/s
(terms)
4.5Grassland - Subtropical/Tropical Dry Lowland
Major Threat/s
(terms)
1.1.4Habitat Loss/Degradation - Agriculture - Livestock (ongoing)
3.2Harvesting (hunting/gathering) - Medicine (ongoing)
3.4Harvesting (hunting/gathering) - Materials (ongoing)
Population Trend
(terms)
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Links to Other Sources
Databases
Images
Data Sources
Data Sources

Asian Rhino Specialist Group. For more information, see the Specialist Group website

Mace, G.M. and Balmford, A. 2000. Patterns and processes in contemporary mammalian extinction. In: A. Entwhistle and N. Dunstone (eds) Priorities for the Conservation of Mammalian Diversity. Has the Panda had its day?, pp. 27-52. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.


Citation: Asian Rhino Specialist Group 1996. Rhinoceros unicornis (Eastern subpopulation). In: IUCN 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 07 October 2006.
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