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.
CHITWAN, Dec 31: The national forest area in the district reported the deaths of 31 wildlife in the past five and a half months. According to the Division Forest Office, Chitwan, the wildlife fatalities include rhinoceros, leopard and animals of the deer family.
BANKE, August 12: The highway inside the park in Banke district has turned out to be an electric trap for wildlife. Statistics of the last seven years show the number of wild animals killed after being hit by speeding vehicles on the highways is increasing every year.
Advantage nature. This is one thing that has happened by default amid the scourge of Covid-19 pandemic. It took us to be in global lockdown to allow the natural world we have degraded so much to heal itself to some extent. And the visuals of wild animals roaming our streets, vegetation reclaiming their spaces, skies clearing up offering spectacular views of mountains have been feast for our eyes as we shield ourselves indoors. Satellites have shown Carbon Dioxide emissions dropping deep even in major polluters like China and India.
TAPLEJUNG, April 20: The construction of a much talked-about Himalayan Research Center in Khambachen of Taplejung for the study of snow leopards and other wild animals has not been confirmed even after three years of its announcement.
NEPALGUNJ, April 6: Churna Bahadur Bhandari, a local farmer of Sauri village in Raptisonari Rural Municipality–1, could not harvest his crops this season as wild animals damaged his wheat and paddy. He hates animals for this reason.