One-horned rhino rescued unharmed from Indian village
Aug 18, 2017-
The rare one-horned rhino which was swept during the recent Tarai flooding to India has been rescued unharmed.
The female rhino, estimated two and a half years, was rescued on Thursday and brought home to Chitwan Naitonal Park (CNP) on Friday, Information Official and Assistant Conservation Official, Nurendra Aryal informed.
The rhino was swept away by the flood and transported 42 km south at the Nepal-India border. It was found at the Bagaha area of India and rescued with support of information provided by the Indian officials. The rhino was found in midst of a sugarcane field in a village.
Meanwhile, CNP has stated that the recent flooding in the rivers has swept away at least five other rhinos. One of the rhinos was spotted heading towards Nepal-India border near the Balmiki Ashram whereas another was spotted in a forest near the Balmiki town along the Narayani river. Another missing rhino has been spotted at the Buffer Zone Forest in India. RSS
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