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Assam: Stray out rhino from Kaziranga creates panic among villagers in Biswanath

Assam: Stray out rhino from Kaziranga creates panic among villagers in Biswanath

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 17 Feb 2020, 02:38 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: A full-grown one-horned rhinoceros created panic among the villagers in Assam’s Biswanath district on Monday morning.

The rhino has strayed out from the Kaziranga National Park and created panic in several villages in the northern Assam district.

Locals said that the rhino entered into Maralgaon, Bahboriapam, Nirolabasti area.

Villagers spotted first the rhino at Maralgaon area and tried to run away the big animal.

The villagers had also informed local forest department officials.

Later, the forest department personnel had managed to run away the rhino to the national park area with the help of local villagers.

A local villager said that the rhino created panic among the villagers.

“Later the forest department personnel had managed to run away the rhino from Nirolabasti chapori area to Kaziranga,” the local villager said.

Assam is a home to the largest population of greater-one horned rhinos, with more 2600 rhinos.

The Rhino Population Estimation report, 2018 stated that, total number of rhinos in Kaziranga National Park counted 2,413 rhinos.

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)


 

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