Poaching in assam

The following table shows the numbers of poached rhino in Assam since [7] Year.

threats to rhinoceros conservation in assam

From torhinos were poached in India. In his address, the governor also said that modern arms and equipment have been provided to counter the poachers and that an anti-poaching task force has been set up. More than 90 rhinos were killed since with Kaziranga National Park acknowledging the highest incidents.

statistics of rhino poaching in assam

As per the Vietnamese, the horn of the Rhino provided remedies for fever and liver problems and most importantly it cures cancer diseases. Reasons[edit] Illegal rhino horn trade has been the main problem facing managers of the rhino-protected areas of Assam. This wealth of biodiversity makes Kaziranga a popular spot for wildlife safaris in India.

How to stop rhino poaching in assam

The one horn rhino or Indian rhino is surviving in the north-east corner of India, Assam. Background: What started the outbreak of the Extinction The question about how it all began will amaze you for the fact that, during the late s and early s, hunting for sport became common and were actively partaken. Over the past around 20 years, more than rhinos had been killed by the poachers in Assam, mostly in Kaziranga. Electrocuting is used where high voltage powerlines pass through or near a protected area, to which poachers hook a long insulated rod connected to a wire, which is suspended above a rhino path. How can you tolerate this? This is not the first time that Acharya has been critical of the government on this issue. Follow the instructions after that. Toyikhu Zhimomi alias Master alias Hokopo Zhimo alias Hokup was arrested by the sleuths of crime branch of police and forest officials of Assam from a guest house in Guwahati. The number of rhinos in the park has increased from just 75 in to in and an estimated 2, in This species was once a severe victim to poaching in the state and had to face hardships for many years.

Image credit Toby Sinclair Poachers have recently killed rhinos at times when the park received local or national attention.

Background: What started the outbreak of the Extinction The question about how it all began will amaze you for the fact that, during the late s and early s, hunting for sport became common and were actively partaken.

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Trapping in a pit depends largely on the terrain and availability of grass to cover it; pits are dug out in such a way that a fallen animal has little room to manoeuvre with its head slightly above the pit, so that it is easy to saw off the horn.

The horn is believed to be the strongest phrodisiac in China and used as Traditional Chinese Medicine. As reports state that the great one-horned rhinos came close to extinction in the early s.

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Assam State in India Takes New Steps to Stop Rhino Poaching