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The new Rhino colony

India’s alarmingly low greater one-horned rhino population prompted the government to announce a conservation programme in 2005. Eighteen sub-adult rhinos were translocated from Kaziranga National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park in 2008 to revive the population there. A new study calls the translocation project a success and puts forward recommendations to ensure the future survival of the newly established rhino population at Manas. Mongabay India correspondent Arathi Menon reports

Assam: Old adult elephant dies at Manas National Park

Guwahati: An old adult elephant died in Kumarsali in the Manas National Park in Assam.

Forest guard dies in rhino attack in Manas National Park

Guwahati, Dec17 (IBNS): A forest guard died in an attack by a rhino in lower Assam’s Manas National Park on Sunday morning, officials said.