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Tiger kills two rhinos in Chitwan


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2022 Feb 17, 8:09, Chitwan

Two rhinoceros have been killed in a tiger attack at Sishuwar buffer zone of Chitwan National Park (CNP). The killed ones are an adult rhinoceros and its calf.

Conservation officer at CNP Hari Bhadra Acharya informed that the female rhino of around 22 years of age and its four-month old female calf were found dead. They might have been attacked by a tiger as they were found pierced and scratched, he added. Their horn and hooves are safe.

In the current fiscal year alone, 27 rhinos have died. Among them, two were suspected of being poached and others died due to negligence and natural causes.

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