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Rhino calf killed in tiger attack

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 16, 2017-

A nine-month-old Rhino calf was killed by a tiger in Bardiya Babai Valley.

The male rhino calf, which was spotted with its mother until Saturday, was found dead on the bank of Babai River at around 3:40pm on Sunday, Acting Chief of Bardiya National Park Ramesh Kumar Thapa told the national park department on Monday.

The male calf was born on June 1 last year to a rhino that had been translocated to Bardiya from Chitwan in last February-March.

This is the second rhino calf killed in tiger attack in four months.

In October last year, a five-month-old rhino calf rescued with injuries from Meghauli area of Chitwan had died. 

Published: 16-01-2017 21:16

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