CNP transfers 98 rhinos to Bardiya, Shuklaphanta

11th Apr, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

CHITWAN: As many as 98 one-horned rhinos were transferred to Bardiya and Shuklaphanta National Parks so far.

[caption id="attachment_4873" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Staff at the Chitwan National Park take a one-horned rhino under their control to relocate it to Shukalaphanta National Park, on Monday, April 3, 2017.[/caption]

The rhino transfer program was begun in 1986 and 89 rhinos have been translocated to Bardiya National Park and nine to in Shuklaphanta National Park from Chitwan National Park (CNP) so far.

The CNP information officer, Nurendra Aryal shared that 14 rhinos are in Shuklaphanta and 35 in Bardiya these days.

According to Aryal, CNP on Monday itself has captured a female rhino to send it to Shuklaphanta.