Aug 18, 2017

Rhino swept from Nepal to India by flooding rescued

An endangered one-horned rhino which was swept across the Nepalese border into India by flooding has been rescued and brought home. Four more rhinos from the park need to be rescued and one was found dead after devastating flooding in the area. A team of 40 Nepali officials were deployed to bring the two-and-a-half year old rhino home from India. Mr Aryal said that the two rhinos in India would be rescued after the flooding subsided. In India's Assam state, six rhinos are reported to have drowned after monsoon flooding at the Kaziranga National Park.

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