Officials from Chitwan National Park have reported that a total of 19 rhinos had died in the last six months.
The month of Sawan saw the deaths of six rhinos, according to Chief Conservation Officer Hari Bhadra Acharya, including two in Bhadra, one in Asoj, three in Kartik, five in Mangsir, and two in Paush. “There were six rhinos killed in Sawan,” stated Acharya.
According to reports, five rhinos died as a result of old age and five rhinos died as a result of languishing. Additionally, two people died as a result of drowning, four people died as a result of fighting, and the final person died as a result of a tiger attack.
According to the National Park Office, 43 one-horned rhinos died in the fiscal year 2075/076, for a total of 43 deaths. In the same way, 26 rhinos died in fiscal year 2076/077, and 33 rhinos died in the previous fiscal year.
According to the most recent rhino census, Chitwan National Park is home to 694 rhinos out of the country’s total population of 752 rhinoceros.