Three Chitwan rhinos found dead in one week

File: A rhino found dead in Chitwan National Park

Chitwan, October 8

A rhino has been found dead in the Narayani river near the Chitwan National Park.

With this, three rhinos have been found dead in the park in the past week.

According to the park’s information officer Ashok Ram, the one-horned rhino was found dead at Bhelauji in Nawalpur.

A boat patrol team found around 15-year-old rhino dead on Wednesday afternoon. The rhino was found inside water near Gajgraha Post of the park.

Information Officer Ram said that the legs and horn of the rhino were found as they were.

As many as eight rhinos have been found dead in the past two and a half months since the new fiscal year began.

Earlier last month, the park had reported the first rhino poaching incident in the past three and a half years.

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