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India | In Assam State, only 1 rhino poached in 2021 — lowest figure this century

In 2021, Assam witnessed one solitary case of rhino poaching. This is the lowest number of cases the state has seen in 21 years.

According to government data, the one-horned rhinoceros was killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in April 2021. The carcass of an adult male rhino was found near Xilekhunda beel of Hanuman forest camp under Kohora range of Kaziranga National Park. The animal’s horn was missing.

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