Rhino carcass found in Assam`s Pobitora

A rhino carcass was recovered Thursday by patrolling forest staff in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park; toll 20

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam in the wee hours today taking the rhino toll to 20 this year, said a forest official.

Committee to ascertain feasibility of trimming rhino horns

The Assam government has set up a committee to ascertain the feasibility of trimming horns on translocated and stray rhinos in the state.

Rhino killed, carcass of leopard found in Kaziranga

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam where the carcass of a leopard was also recovered today.

Rhino census in Bengal`s Gorumara National Park

A two day census will be carried out, from Wednesday, in Gorumara National Park in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district to assess the population of the vulnerable one horned rhino and monitor changes in its habitat.

Environmentalists oppose Assam govt`s move to dehorn rhino

The Assam government`s move to explore trimming of horns to save rhinos from poaching was today opposed by an environmental activist body which said it will affect biological growth of the animal and the risk from poachers will continue.

146 rhino killed in South Africa since 2014

A total of 146 rhino have been killed so far this year in South Africa, with 95 poached in the Kruger National Park bordering Mozambique, said the South African National Parks (SANP) Wednesday.

Rhino translocated from Kaziranga to Manas National Park

A rhino, hand reared at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) in Kaziranga National Park, has been shifted to Manas National Park today.

Electronic eye system to check rhino poaching in Kaziranga

With the alarming rise in the number of poaching cases, the state forest department has decided to implement the electronic eye system at Kaziranga National Park to save the rhinos.

Rhino killed in Kaziranga; horn and ears taken away

An adult male rhino was shot dead in Kaziranga National Park in upper Assam by poachers who took away its horn, ears and a patch of its skin, park sources said.

Parliamentary team concerned over rhino killings in Kaziranga

Expressing serious concern over the killing of rhinos by poachers at the Kaziranga National Park, a parliamentary standing committee team has assured to take up the matter with the concerned central ministries.

Day after opening, rhino carcass recovered in Kaziranga

A day after the Kaziranga National Park was opened for this tourist season, forest guards Saturday recovered a one-horned rhino`s carcass with its horn missing.

Rhino horn recovered, two nabbed

Two persons were arrested and a rhino horn and its small pieces worth over Rs 45 lakh in the international market were recovered from their possession in upper Assam`s Sibsagar district, police said on Friday.

Manas rhino loses life and horn

Poachers killed a one-horned rhino in Assam`s Manas National Park and decamped with its horn even as forest guards gunned down a poacher in a separate incident inside the sanctuary.

Rhino killed in Manas National Park

A rhino was killed and its horn removed in Manas National Park, a world heritage site, park sources said on Wednesday.

Rhino shot dead in Pobitora, rhino carcass found in Kaziranga

The 38.8 sqkm Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, located about 30 km east of Guwahati, has the densest population of the Great Indian one-horned Rhino in its effective 16 sqkm rhino habitat.

Need to check organised gangs in rhino poaching: WWF

As per figures till March 2013, there were only 3,500 rhinos in Asia (compared to over 25,000 across Africa).

Another rhino killed in Kaziranga, horn taken away

Killing of rhinos continued in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam with one more adult pachyderm falling to bullets of poachers who took away its horn.

Rhino calf carcass recovered in flooded Pobitora

The carcass of a new-born male rhino calf was recovered in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary (PWS), which is now under flood waters forcing animals to take shelter in buffer zones.

Another rhino killed in Kaziranga

Another rhino has fallen victim to the bullets of poachers in Kaziranga National Park this week, taking the total number of the animals killed to 29 this year, officials said Wednesday.