CHITWAN: The Chitwan National Park has experienced the killing of a pachyderm barely three months following the celebration of the year 2011 as zero poaching year.
Chief Conservation Officer at the Chitwan National Park, Jhamak Bahadur Karki, said a rhino was found killed with her horn chopped inside the park.
The female rhinoceros was found dead at Sailimaili River in the western belt of the park, he said, adding more information about the poaching was yet to be garnered.
The National Park has launched a manhunt for the poachers.
The Park is home to 504 rhinos, according to the latest rhino census.