Sumatran rhino misjudged to be pregnant found to have tumour

KOTA KINABALU: Hopes for the likely birth of a calf was dashed when a captured female Sumatran rhino named Iman, thought to be pregnant, was found to be suffering from uterine cancer.

Specialists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Berlin (IZW) had conducted a detailed ultrasound examination under anesthesia of Iman.

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