In the first six months of the current fiscal year, 19 rhinos died


Officials from Chitwan National Park have reported that a total 19 rhinos had died in the last six months.

Two rhinos died at the hands smugglers, and the remaining 17 died as a a variety of other factors.

The month 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 six rhinos killed in Sawan,” stated Acharya.

According to reports, five rhinos died as a 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 43 deaths. In the same way, 26 rhinos died in fiscal year 2076/077, and 33 rhinos died in the 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.

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