In this photo taken on June 17, 2019, an Indian forest guard stands as a one-horned rhinoceros
grazes in Kaziranga National Park, some 220 km from Guwahati, the capital city of India?s northeastern state of Assam.
In Nepal, species conservation activities are typically focused on flagship species inside the PAs, such as the Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris) and Greater One-horned Rhinoceros
(Rhinoceros unicornis) in Chitwan National Park (Carter et al., 2012; Subedi et al., 2013).
The 430 sq km park is home to the world's largest number of the one-horned rhinoceros
, with an estimated 2,500 out of a total population of some 3,000.
The greater one-horned rhinoceros
(Rhinoceros unicornis), or Indian rhinoceros, is the largest species of rhinoceros.
A state known for its magical landscapes, plethora of tea gardens, one-horned rhinoceros
and, of course, the iconic musician Bhupen Hazarika, Assam celebrates Rongali Bihu -- their biggest festival -- in a grand way every year in April.
Whipsnade features a PS1 million Rhinos of Nepal exhibit with indoor heated pools so that the greater one-horned rhinoceros
can wallow in muddy water all year round, according to the zoo's website.
It features Assam's famous wildlife- the one-horned rhinoceros
and the tiger.
Unlike a tiger reserve where the sighting of India's national animal is often a matter of chance, a visit to this national park in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam in India is certain to offer more than a glimpse of the one-horned rhinoceros
, dwelling in its natural habitat.
And, within a few minutes, we were blessed with a sighting--a mother and calf duo of the endangered one-horned rhinoceros
, found only in India and Nepal.
Kathmandu, May 3 -- With a view to tracking down natural deaths and poaching instances of one-horned rhinoceros
, Chitwan National Park (CNP) has come up with a new strategy to maintain identification records of these endangered species.
'India is the last stronghold of the tiger, the Asian elephant, the one-horned rhinoceros
and the Asiatic lion.
Then before you know it you are eyeballing a pride of lions or a one-horned rhinoceros
. A steep-sided ditch is all that separates you from a more intimate encounter.
They include the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum), and the Indian one-horned rhinoceros
(Rhinoceros unicornis), all large species found in savannah areas, and the smaller jungle rhinoceroses, the Java rhinoceros (R.
Gee, while not disputing the essential correctness of Ripley's characterization of the Indian rhino, notes that from his observations rhinos do come together under certain conditions other than mating ("Further Observations on the Life History of the Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros
Hussain also said the state has been forced to halt drone flights over the reserve aimed at safeguarding the one-horned rhinoceros
, the first time the country had used aerial technology to protect wildlife.