‘At capacity’? A Nepali park reckons with its rhinos

>> An investigation into a recent increase in natural deaths among the 600 greater one-horned rhinos in Chitwan National Park suggested the park may have reached its carrying capacity for the species >> The park and its resources are facing pressure both from a growing population of rhinos within the park and from increasing human […]

What’s killing Nepal’s rhinos?

>> Nepal has had remarkable success at tackling the poaching of its greater one-horned rhinos. But since 2015, it has witnessed a sharp increase in deaths from unknown or natural causes. >> A number of theories have been advanced to explain the deaths: habitat degradation in Chitwan National Park and its surroundings leading to increased […]