Results of Kaziranga Rhino census out | Steady increase observed

Kaziranga, March 30: The results of the recently conducted 13th Rhino census in Kaziranga National Park was declared today morning and has shown an increasing trend in the population of the species.

The Principal Chief conservator of Forest, Kaziranga, announced that as per the recently conducted two-day census, there are 2,413 one-horned rhinos in the national park.

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It may be mentioned that as per the last census conducted in 2015, there were 2,401 rhinos in the park which has now increased to 2,413 showing an increase of 12 rhinos in the national park.

For the census to be conducted, the national park was divided into 74 compartments.

The census was carried out by a team of around 300 government and non-government organisation officials.

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