The following table shows the numbers of poached rhino in Assam since  Year.
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.
As per the Vietnamese, the horn of the Rhino provided remedies for fever and liver problems and most importantly it cures cancer diseases. Reasons 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.
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.
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.