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Borneo

Sumatran Rhino Conservation through disease surveillance and community engagement

Our Work

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Parasite Surveillance

Given the number of different domestic animal species living in close proximity to the natural habitat and sanctuary for Sumatran rhinos in Borneo, understanding what diseases the domestic species have and how they may transmit to rhinos is of utmost importance. 

Part of the goal of the Bornean project is to identify fecal and blood parasites from livestock in the areas surrounding the national parks in which Sumatran rhinos have been documented to live. Fecal Trichostr