India: Rare rhino poached near Kaziranga NP; 4th attack in 2 days
GAUHATI, India — Forest guards were attempting to catch a rare rhinoceros that was shot and dehorned by poachers after it wandered out of a flooded national park in northeastern India on Thursday, in the fourth such attack in two days, a state official said.
The guards, joined by dozens of villagers, were chasing the injured rhino in the Jagdamba Tea Estate near the Kuthori forested area in Assam state in an attempt to tranquilize and treat it.
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