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BHARATPUR: A body of a rhinoceros has been found in the Narayani River at Sisuwar of Bharatpur this morning.
According to Chitwan National Park (CNP), the rhino’s external body parts have been intact.
The body was retrieved after being washed away by the river near the area that lies along the CNP buffer zone.
The CNP security forces took the body out of the river.
The Chitwan National Park’s team of veterinary doctors has been assigned to find out the facts surrounding the rhino’s death.
According to CNP Information Officer Gopal Ghimire, the rhino might have drowned while attempting to drink water.
A total of five rhinos have died of natural causes in the current fiscal year.