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October 31, 2019

4 rhinos die in Chitwan National Park

Rhinos in translocated from Chitwan national park
Rhinos in Chitwan National park

Kathmandu: Four rhinos have been found dead inside the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past two months. The latest victim was a 40-year-old rhino found dead on October 26, 2019 in Raptidun buffer zone community forest in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-25, said CNP’s information officer Gopal Ghimire. The rhino died due to natural cause RSS reported on Thursday.

Likewise, other rhinos were found dead on October 16, September 22 and August 28. All the rhinos died from natural causes. Last year, a total of 41 rhinos had died due to natural causes. In the wake of death of rhinos in national parks, the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation has formed a committee to study causes of their death.

Jungle Safari in Chitwan park
Jungle Safari in Chitwan park

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