Tiger, rhino found dead in Chitwan National Park

CHITWAN: A Royal Bengal tiger and a rhino were found dead in the Chitwan National Park.

The male tiger aged around 15 years was found dead on Wednesday at the Narayani river bank of Champa Salghari area in Amaltari, and the rhino aged about five years at Sauraha area, said the CNP information officer Ganesh Prasad Tiwari.

This is the first death of a tiger so far in the current fiscal year, 2022/23. It died a natural death, he said, adding that the rhino died when a tiger attacked it.

With this, eight rhinos have died so far in the current FY. RSS


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