Rhino found dead in CNP

September 3, 2023 14:47 pm

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.

Elderly killed in rhino attack

July 21, 2023 11:20 am

CHITWAN, July 21: A 76-year-old man has died after being attacked by a rhino in eastern Chitwan on Thursday.

Three arrested with rhino horn

May 17, 2023 16:15 pm

KATHMANDU, May 17: Police have arrested three people with a rhino horn from Steel Tower of Lalitpur Metropolitan City-4 in Lalitpur district.

CHITWAN, May 14: Two rhino calves reared by the Chitwan National Park (CNP) have been released into the wild in the park.

Adult rhino found dead in CNP

March 9, 2023 16:10 pm

CHITWAN, March 9: An adult male rhino was found dead at Nawalpur area of the Chitwan National Park in Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested 15 people on the charge of smuggling a rhino horn.

CHITWAN, Jan 23: A one-month-old rhino was found dead in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-26. On Saturday, the rhinoceros which was with its mother was found dead.

Curbing rhino poaching

January 22, 2023 08:00 am

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.

Rhino ravages harvest-ready paddy

October 19, 2022 11:33 am

CHITWAN, Oct 19: Rhino has entered the farms and ravaged the harvest-ready paddy crops at Madi municipality-1 and 2 in Chitwan.

CHITWAN, Oct 13: A rhino was found dead in Khairhani of Chitwan. The male rhinoceros was found dead at Bangur Farm near Icharni River in Khairahani Municipality Ward No 12 at around 4 AM on Thursday.

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.

Rhino found dead in Chitwan

March 27, 2022 17:45 pm

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.

Tiger kills two rhinos

February 17, 2022 09:24 am

CHITWAN, Feb 17: Two more rhinoceros have been killed in a tiger attack at Sishuwar buffer zone of Chitwan National Park (CNP). The killed ones are an adult rhinoceros and its calf.

Rhino found dead

February 8, 2022 14:00 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 8: A rhino has been found dead at Kavretaal near Baghmara post of Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, Feb 8: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been able to arrest the convict on smuggling rhinoceros horn after 23 years of the crime. Krishna Prasad Neupane, 58, from Kalika Municipality-2 in the district had been absconding for such a long time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoFE) has formed a task force to investigate the death of a rhinoceros that succumbed to injuries after falling into a ditch on Sunday.

CHITWAN, Dec 24: A total of 19 rhinos died in the last six months in Chitwan National Park, officials confirmed.

NAWALPUR, Sept 28: A female rhinoceros has been found dead on the bank of the Rewakhola stream at Madi area under the Chitwan National Park.

CHITWAN, August 5: An endangered rhino has been found dead at the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, July 19: Two rhinos were found dead at the Chitwan National Park on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The rhino population in Nepal has grown up in the last half decade. The number of the endangered species increased by 107 in the last five years in the country. Unveiling the National Rhino Census of 2021, the secretary for the Ministry of Forest and Environment, Dr Bishwanath Oli announced that the number of rhinos inside the country has reached 752. Earlier, the rhino population in Nepal was 647.

KANCHANPUR, April 2: Counting of the one-horned rhino, enlisted in the list of rare wildlife, has begun at Shuklaphanta National Park from Thursday.

CHITWAN, March 9: An adult male rhino and a tiger have been found dead in the Chitwan National Park area recently.

CHITWAN, Jan 7: A rhino horn was found inside the Chitwan National Park. The horn of an adult rhino was found in Meghauli of the park, according to Chief Protection Office Ananath Baral.

16 rhinos die in CNP this fiscal year

November 28, 2020 15:28 pm

With this, 16 rhinos have died in CNP in the current fiscal year. Of them, four were killed by poachers.

The country currently has 645 rhinos

A Rhino found dead at CNP

October 3, 2020 21:27 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 3: A female rhino which was swept away by the Narayani River has been found dead.

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CHITWAN, Aug 30: A male rhino has died in the Chitwan National Park. It was found dead in the Rapti buffer zone community forest in Meghauli area under the park.

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KATHMANDU, April 11:  An Australian teenager and his Nepali guide were gored by a rhino at Chitwan National Park.

CHITWAN, March 30: Three Rhinos that reached India from Nepal after being swept by monsoon floods are yet to be returned home. Thirteen Rhinos have swept away from Nepal to India in the incident that took place two years ago.

CHITWAN, March 25: On Sunday a female rhino in Chitwan breathed her last. She was spotted dead near a septic tank of a hotel in Jagatpur, Bharatpur Municipality – 23. With this, the number of rhinos to die in Chitwan in the last nine months has reached 41.

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HONG KONG, Feb 15: Hong Kong customs seized a record 40kg of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million (S$1.4 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust for the authorities trying to tackle the rising volume of endangered species trafficked through the Chinese territory.

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Rhino dies after falling into swamp

December 22, 2018 12:25 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 22: A rhino has died after falling into a swamp land. The incident took place in ward no. 24 of Bharatpur metropolis on Friday. The rhino had strayed away from the Chitwan National Park area to enter into human settlement near the community forest.


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Rhino sightings common around Bharatpur

November 29, 2018 03:30 am

CHITWAN, Nov 29: There are various community forests within Bharatpur Metropolitan City, which is adjoined to the Narayani River.

Rhino found dead

November 1, 2018 15:01 pm

KAWOSOTI, Nov 1: A rhinoceros has been found dead at Sehari, Madhyabindu municipality-2 in Nawalparasi district today.

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SOUTH AFRICA, Sept 14: The mutilated carcass of a female white rhino, who had given birth just months ago, lay rotting on a hill beside a road that meanders through South Africa's Kruger National Park.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Nepal has handed over the second and final pair of the endangered one-horn rhino named Soltini and Mitini to China on August 17 and has been flown to Shanghai on a cargo plane.

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Rhino claims one in Chitwan

May 30, 2018 13:41 pm

CHITWAN, May 30: A person died of rhino attack last night in Jagatpur of west Chitwan.

CHITWAN, April 26: Chitwan National Park (CNP) is preparing to send a male rhino calf to China.

CHITWAN, April 20: Chitwan National Park has begun the process to catch two pairs of rhinos to gift them to the northern neighbor China, informed Information Officer and Assistant Conservation Officer Noorendra Aryal of the park.

The world's last male northern white rhino,Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."

KENYA, Mar 12: In Kenya, the world’s last male northern white rhino continues to battle health problems. The fate of the species rests on this rhino, Sudan, and his two surviving family members, daughter Najin and granddaughter Fatu. Now, an international collaboration of scientists and conservationists is looking for ways to prevent the extinction of the species using in vitro fertilization (IVF).