Pregnant rhino found dead in Nawalparasi

Published On: July 31, 2017 01:06 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

NAWALPARASI, July 31: A female rhino was found dead at Amaltari of Kawasoti Municipality-17 of Nawalparasi district this morning. 

Locals informed the administration after they found the pregnant rhino dead in a bush at the bank of Narayani river, said Chief of Sector Forests Office, Kawasoti, Krishna Devkota. 
It has been suspected that around 16-year-old rhino might have died after failing to give birth to a calf as its horn and hooves are safe. 

A team of veterinarians has arrived Amaltari for conducting a post mortem of the rhino. Investigation into the incident was underway. RSS

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