Male rhino found dead at CNP

CHITWAN :  A male rhinoceros has been found dead along the inner area of Kudauli range post of Chitwan National Park.

The animal was believed to have died in a fight with another rhino.

According to CNP information officer, Ganesh Prasad Tiwari, the horn and hooves of the animal are intact. The dead animal is about 18-20 years of age.  Prior to this, a baby rhino of five-six months was killed by a tiger at Khoriya on  February 21.

So far in the current fiscal year, 27 animals have died of natural causes and two due to poaching. RSS

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