Awaliah, Athaya Talitha S. and Dewi, Bainah Sari and Winarno, Gunardi Djoko (2017) Feeding Behavior of Sumatran Rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) in Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary Way Kambas National Park. In: IC STAR 2017, 18-19 September 2017, University of Lampung.

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The feeding behavior of Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) will be different in natural habitat and sanctuary. This research aims to analyze the feeding behavior of Sumatran rhinoceros in Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary. This research was conducted on July 2017 at Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary Way Kambas National Park and the object was one female Sumatran rhinoceros named "Ratu". The focal animal sampling was used to observe Sumatran rhinoceros feeding behavior. The results showed that the dynamics of feeding activity with the highest percentage occurs in the morning (07.00-10.00 WIB) that is equal to 70% and the proportion of feeding time in a day is 35% of total daily time. Feeding methods of Sumatran rhinoceros are by pushing the tree with the head or body then stepped on the feet to collapse, pulling the roots with the mouth, twisting the branches with the mouth, and break the branch with the mouth. Keywords : Behaviour, Sumatran Rhinoceros, Feeding, Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary, Way Kambas National Park

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Kehutanan
Depositing User: Dr.Hj. Bainah Sari Dewi s.Hut., M.P.
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2017 07:06
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 07:06

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