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A rare one-horned rhinoceros that is now confined to the lowland rainforests of Java.
- ‘The hide of the Javan rhinoceros is characterized by large plates of hard tissue joined by thinner, more flexible layers of skin.’
- ‘The Javan rhinoceros is often called the rarest large mammal on earth and perhaps the most endangered.’
- ‘The Javan rhinoceros often lies in streams, where small fish and crabs feed on the insects that live on its skin.’
- ‘Like the closely related larger Indian Rhinoceros, the Javan rhinoceros has only a single horn.’
- ‘Some of the most endangered species in the world are the rhinos, particularly the white and Javan rhinoceroses.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.