Eka-The Little Sumatran Rhino by Esperanza Escobedo Gonzales (Universal)
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Released: Jun 15, 2016
Version: 1.1
Size: 150 MB
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Eka-The Little Sumatran Rhino

Esperanza Escobedo Gonzales
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

**The Story: Eka, our little Sumatran rhino, is a mischievous, curious, and playful rhino boy who lives with his mother Indah in the lush green jungles of Indonesia's Sumatra island. Follow the pair as Indah guides her boy and teaches him about the joys and dangers of life in the jungle. All seems normal until, one day, when Eka is faced with a life changing event and must take action.

**The Mission: Eka - The Little Sumatran Rhino is a reality-based fiction designed to help children and parents discover and learn about the critically endangered Sumatran rhinos and the threats to their survival. Eka’s story seeks to raise awareness and inspire the future generation to take action and help save our endangered species.

**The App: >> Optimized for iPAD / Not Recommended for iPhone <<
- A journey of discovery, learning and transformation.
- Original, reality-based fictional story;
- Forty-six richly illustrated cinematic scenes;
- Professional narration and character voice recordings;
- Immersive sound design with jungle ambiance and action sound effects;
- Two reading modes: Autoplay (story plays from beginning to end) or - Read to Me (fully controllable with text bubble for reading);
- Designed for children ages 4 to 7 to read together with their parents or on their own.
- For parents who wish to sensitize and educate their children from an early age on.

** Age 4+ with Parental Guidance
We have created Eka’s story for parents like you who are deeply concerned about endangered species and want to educate and sensitize their children about the plight of animals from an early age on. Poaching is the main reason rhinos are endangered. Eka’s story only includes three scenes showing the mother rhino without her horns and these were created with the input of many parents, so as to be acceptable for little children. We believe that these scenes, though emotional, are no more upsetting than scenes from Bambi, which we all saw when we were little, accompanied by our parents. We hope you agree and take your children on this special journey. Thank you.
* If you would like to preview the three scenes, please visit www.ekarhino.com and choose parental guidance *

**The Sumatran Rhino Crisis: Sumatran Rhinos are Critically Endangered. Less than a hundred remain in the wild. “Over-hunting for its horn and other medicinal products has driven this formerly widespread species to the brink of extinction.” IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/full/6553/0

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What's new in version 1.1
- Now you can Pause/Resume the story in Autoplay mode.

NOTE: Check the side switch of your device and make sure it is not set on silent mode (red dot visible). Your device needs to be on Ringer mode for the app to play sounds.

Thank you for your support!

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