Somewhere in Bengal....

Three back-to-back rhino deaths have shaken the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in North Bengal.
While forest department has confirmed the deaths of two rhinos, the latest incident, reported on Saturday, is yet to be confirmed.
Sources said that the carcass of a rhino with its horn missing was recovered from the Kodalbasti area of the sanctuary on Saturday morning. “It seems it was the work of poachers. The postmortem is yet to be done,” said a source.
But two rhino deaths were reported from the same park in the last two days. While one of these died due to infighting, the other was a natural death,” he added.
The earlier deaths were reported on January 22 and 23, when a rhino census was on at Jaldapara. One of the deaths were reported from an area close to Chilapata.
Jaldapara is among four forest tracts in India where one-horned rhinos can be found in the wild.

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