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Nepal | Chitwan NP reports first rhino poaching in more than 3 years

Chitwan National Park in central Nepal has reported a rhinoceros death due to poaching on Tuesday. This is the first time in the past three years that the park reported a rhino poaching incident.

The male rhino, aged 20-25 years, was found dead at Bandarjhula island of Nawalparasi district inside the park on Sunday, September 6. The park’s Chief Conservation Officer Ananath Baral says security personnel had reported hearing some sounds of shooting in the area, triggering the personnel to check if any animal was killed.

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