Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino dies

Jason Santos

Tam being cared for by his caretakers at the Tabin Wildlife Reserve recently. – Pic courtesy of Sabah Wildlife Department, May 27, 2019.

MALAYSIA’S last surviving male rhinoceros, Tam, died this afternoon after under undergoing round-the-clock treatment since May 19. 

Wildlife officials said concerns over his health had grown since his appetite and alertness began declining in late April. 

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