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.
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, 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.
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 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).