Rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 15:21

Kaziranga: A rhino carcass with its horns removed was found today in the world-famed Kaziranga National Park (KNP), taking the total rhinos killed this year to 26, forest officials said.

The carcass of an adult male rhino was found near Kanchanjuri camp in Bagori range of the park by forest guards during routine patrolling this morning.

The animal was suspected to have been killed earlier this week and several empty cartridges of AK-47 and .303 rifles were found near the carcass.
This is the 26th rhino killed during the year by poachers, sources added.


First Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 15:21

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