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Two rhinos found dead in Chitwan in two days

2023 May 12, 8:13,

Two rhinos were found dead in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in two days.

Carcass of a four-month-old female Rhino was retrieved on May 9 from the Tamor lake area in Kasara and another lifeless body of the male rhino was found on May 10 on the bank of Rapti river in Sauraha. The male rhino was a two-year-old, according to CNP assistant conservation officer Mahesh Neupane.

It is said both animals died due to natural causes and horns and hooves of the animals remained unextracted. In the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, the number of carcasses of the rhino retrieved from the Chitwan National Park and its buffer zone has reached 18.


Chitwan National Park rhinos dead Tamor lake area Kasara Rapti river Sauraha Mahesh Neupane Buffer Zone
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