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Forest Department Again Going to Census the Rhinos Form 15th March

Press release   •   Mar 01, 2012 13:16 IST

A census for one-horned rhinos will be held form 15th of March 2012 in the state of Assam. Last time the census for the rhinos was done in the year of 2009 as according to that census the state has nearly about 2200 rahinos. The census operation will start form the Orang National Park. The pre schedule of census are; 15th March- Orang National Park; 20 March- Pabitora wildlife sanctuary; 26th and 27th march- Kaziranga National Park. Two days allotted to Kaziranga National Park considering the large number of rhinos here.

According to the data of last census the Kaziranga National Park had 2048 rhinos where as only 84 in Pabitora and 64 in Orang. In this census the officials use the camera trap technology. The concerning department is hopeful that the census at Pabitora wildlife sanctuary and Orang National Park will done in single day as the number of rhino in the park are very low.

The Kaziranga National Park is famous worldwide for one horned rhinos. Tourist form every corner of the world come here to have experience rhino as it is very easily sight here. Beside Kaziranga National Park rhino is also found in Pabitora wildlife sanctuary, Orang National Park and Manas National Parks, (Assam), Dudhwa National Park (Uttar Pradesh) and in some places in Nepal.

The protection of this animal is challenge for forest officials because demand of horn of this animal is very high in Indian Sub Continent and China.

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