Their pointed upper lip that can be used to grasp food and bring it to their mouth.
2-4m long and up to 170cm in height.
Shoots, twigs, young leaves and fallen fruit.
They live in the forest in western Indonesia. They need a good supply of water and mud to wallow in.
The Javan rhino is critically endangered, with only around 50 animals in the west of Java.
Loss of good quality habitat is the main threat to the rhinos. As there is such a small population, disease may also be a problem, and there may not be enough adult pairs left to breed in the future.
The Javan rhino is one of the rarest mammals on the planet, with no more than 50 left in the wild and none in captivity.
Watch some rare footage of a Javan rhinoin this video from our friends at ARKive.