Rhino found dead, sans body parts

NARAYANGARH: A rhinoceros was found dead in the southern part of Chitwan National Park on Wednesday. Villagers near the area informed the park officials about their spotting a decomposed corpse without its horn and hoofs. Assistant conservation officer at CNP Lal Bihari Yadav said the rhinoceros might have been killed by poachers. The rhino is suspected of having been killed a month ago and its sex is not identified. According to the last year’s count, 408 rhinoceros inhabit the park and its surrounding areas.