The Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary is home to seven rhinos. They are part of a program to increase Sumatra’s rhino population.
Date Arrived at Sanctuary
Bina is one of the first Sumatran rhinos to be captured in Indonesia. She is the oldest living captive Sumatran rhinoceros.
Andalas is the first in a long line of Sumatran rhinos that will be bred in captivity. In time, they will go back into the wild. There they will help to boost wild rhino populations.
Ratu was born in the protected area where the sanctuary is located. She is the primary breeding female with the sanctuary’s young male, Andalas.
In 2003, Rosa was seen wandering through villages, looking for food. In 2015, she was moved to the sanctuary for safety.
Andatu was the first rhino ever born in captivity in Indonesia. He weighed about 27 kilograms (60 pounds) at birth, but now tops 450 kilograms (1,000 pounds).
Harapan was born at the Cincinnati Zoo. His parents were part of a breeding program. “Harry” was eventually moved to the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary.
Delilah was born at the sanctuary. She is Ratu’s second calf. She weighed 20 kilograms (45 pounds) at birth. Fully grown, she will soon weigh more than half a ton.
A Rhino Family