Rhino killed in Majuli | Horn chopped off

Jorhat, March 04: Another incident of rhino poaching in the state has came to light, wherein a rhino was killed in Majuli and the horns chopped off. The carcass of the female rhino was recovered from Kathchapori near Majuli . The rhino is believed to have strayed out of the Kaziranga National Park.

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The locals informed the Forest Department who, after arriving, confirmed that the rhino had strayed out of the Kaziranga national Park.

It must be noted that another rhino was killed by miscreants in the same area on January 19. The locals have raised issues of wildlife protection in the region by the Forest Department as such incidents have never ceased to happen in the past years.

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