CHITWAN, Sept 14: One of the tigers taken into control from Amaltari of Nawalparasi along the Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been relocated to Bardiya over the lack of a proper structure to keep the animal.
CHITWAN, Sep 3: Efforts to pave the road within Chitwan National Park (CNP) under the Bharatpur-Madi postal highway project are set to resume after being halted for five years following a Supreme Court order. Shubraj Neupane, director of the Postal Highway Project, disclosed that the work on the Detailed Project Report (DPR) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is about to recommence, with the Ministry of Forest granting permission for the road's blacktopping.
CHITWAN, Sept 3: A rhino was found dead in the Chitwan National Park (CNP). The rhino is suspected to have been killed by poacher(s) as its horn and hooves were found nearby, said the CNP's Information Officer Ganesh Prasad Tiwari.
CHITWAN, June 1: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has arrested two persons on the charge of wildlife trafficking. Those arrested have been identified as Raj Chepang and Sundar Praja of Kalika Municipality-11.
CHITWAN, May 11: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has collected 259 crocodile eggs from the Rapti river banks. The eggs were collected from nine nests during a search, said the CNP. Crocodile eggs from additional six nests were released into the nature, said the CNP assistant conservation officer, Santa Bahadur Magar, who is assigned to look after affairs of the crocodile hatching farm.
CHITWAN, May 4: A total of 220 rhinos died in Chitwan National Park (CNP) and its vicinity in the past eight years. The CNP shared that among the casualties, 64 rhinos died of aging and falling off cliff; and 19 died in morass and floods.
On Friday, two rhinos– an adult and a four-year-old male – were found dead on the bank of the Narayani River in Madhyabindu Municipality-2 of Nawalparasi (East). The incident that occurred in Chitwan National Park (CNP) area is suspected to be yet another case of poaching, as the horn of the female rhino was found in a severed condition.
CHITWAN, Dec 16: At least 554 wild animals have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past five months. Of them, 27 died natural death and 21 succumbed to domestic dog biting, said Ganesh Prasad Tiwari, information officer for the CNP.
BHARATPUR, Nov 16: Forty-nine wild animals have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in four months. The largest number of the dead animals comprises 28 spotted deer. Ganesh Prasad Tiwari, information officer of the CNP, said 17 of these animals have died in attacks by dogs and one each due to road accidents and getting stuck in a bog.
BHARATPUR, Oct 11: A tiger that entered a human settlement has been taken under control. A team from the Chitwan National Park comprising technicians took the tiger under control from Sitalpur of Madi Municipality-2 on Monday night.
CHITWAN, September 14: CCTV cameras have been installed in Chitwan's Madi to search for man-eating tigers. After a 68-year-old man from Ward No. 2 of Madi Municipality who had gone to graze his buffalo was eaten by a tiger on September 11, the team of Chitwan National Park started searching for the tiger by installing CCTV cameras.
CHITWAN, July 6: As many as 36 rhinoceroses died in Chitwan National Park (CNP) and its buffer zones in the current fiscal year. Out of these, two were killed due to poaching and the remaining died due to natural causes.
DEV NAGAR, June 28: Three tigers rescued earlier are being sheltered in the Devnagar, Barandabhar forest. As the population of the tigers have increased uncontrollably in the Chitwan National Park and adjacent areas, a rescue facility in Devnagar is being set up.
CHITWAN, April 24: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has reported the deaths of 34 rhinoceroses in the past nine months of the current fiscal that began in mid-July 2021. Of them, two died due to poaching while the remaining due to other reasons. The park recorded the deaths of 33 rhinos last fiscal year.
RATNANAGAR, April 4: A man died in a tiger attack at Chitwan National Park. The deceased has been identified as Suresh BK, 39, of Madi municipality-9, Bandarjhula, shared CNP's information officer Ganesh Prasad Tiwari.
CHITWAN, March 27: A one-horned rhino was found dead at Madi Municipality-1 in Chitwan district this morning. The body of the rhino was recovered some 300 metres north from the Riyukhola bridge in the municipality.
CHITWAN, Feb 14: As many as 52 gharials that were brought up at the Crocodile Breeding Center at Kasara in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) have been recently released into various rivers across the country.
CHITWAN, April 18: Altogether 30 rhinos have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) and adjoining area in the first nine months of the current fiscal year. Of them, 26 died of natural causes while four were killed by poachers.
CHITWAN, Feb 10: Fourteen people have been arrested on the charge of poaching the endangered one-horned rhino and selling its horns. Eighteen other people involved in the crime are absconding, the Chitwan National Park (CNP) office said.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The Amnesty International (AI) has urged the Nepali authorities to immediately halt the forced eviction of Chepang Indigenous people from their settlements and ensure those responsible for the destruction of ten homes are held accountable.