Another one-horned rhino rescued from India

RATNANAGAR, CHITWAN: Another endangered one-horned rhino that was swept across the border to India by flooding has been rescued unharmed.

The mature female rhino was rescued from Balmiki town of India and brought to Sauraha this morning, said Abhiyan Pathak, assistant conservation official at Chitwan National Park.

The rhino was darted and transported on a truck from India. It arrived at 1:30 am at the eastern sector of Sauraha in CNP, added Pathak.

This is the second one-horned rhino to be swept away to India and rescued unharmed.

Two more rhinos have been swept away to India and the CNP has dispatched a technical team to bring back the rhinos, said Nurendra Aryal, information official and assistant conservation official at CNP.

Meanwhile, a two and half year old female one-horned rhino rescued from Bagaha area, located 42 km sought of the Nepal-India border.