Rhino killed in Chitwan National Park

8th Apr, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

CHITWAN, April 8: At a time when the preparations were on to mark the third consecutive ‘Zero Poaching Year’, a rare one-horned rhino was found dead in the Chitwan National Park (CNP), apparently killed by wildlife smugglers.

According to Information Officer and Assistant Conservation Officer of CNP Nurendra Aryal, a male rhino was found dead on Saturday morning at Hariyali Community Forest in Jagatpur of the buffer zone of CNP.

Aryal added that a team from the CNP has been mobilised and the details of the incident are awaited.