The Sumatran Rhino is an endangered animal of South Asia.
People call it the Hairy Rhino or by his scientific name, Dicerorhinus sumatrensis. This rhino critically endangered. There is less than 100 left, this is because of habitat loss and because Chinese traditional medicine, which though scientific studies show conclusively the horn has no medicinal value whatsoever
Some people believe that rhino horns can cure cancer, but there is no evidence that it works. But in the 1980's it was shown to reduce fever.
The Sumatran Rhino is the worlds most endangered rhino with its regional cousin, the Javan rhino. The Sumatran rhinoceros lives in isolated pockets in the dense mountain forests of Malaysia and Indonesia.