Kaziranga's fight against poaching [2015]

Last Modified: Thu Jan 28 2016 11:44:01 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 26-Dec-2015
    According to reports, poachers killed an adult male rhino near Joritoli area under Burhapahar range inside the national park on Sat. night and managed to flee with its horn.
  • 17
    death toll of rhinos at the park, with this latest poaching.
  • 24-Dec-2015
    Forest officials discovered the carcass of a male rhino at the Bagori Forest Range of the park. Poachers succeeded in decamping with the horn of the rhino.
  • 22-Nov-2015
    Poachers in Kaziranga struck in the wee hours today. The incident took place at Burhapahar range of the world heritage site.
  • 08-Nov-2015
    Poachers killed yet another rhino at the Bagori forest range of the park, on Sunday, barely a week after the national park was opened to visitors.
  • Oct-2015
    The previous poaching incident took place when poachers armed with sophisticated night-vision enabled riflescope killed one rhino at Burapahar forest range of Kaziranga.
  • 14-Dec-2015
    2 poachers were gunned down by security forces of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in the Bagori range of the park. Acting on a tip-off, forest guards launched an operation on Sunday night [13Dec]. The poachers are yet to be identified. - Senior Conservator of Forest Mahendra Duwara.
  • 20-Nov-2015
    2 poachers were killed in an encounter with forest guards in the Kohora area of Kaziranga National Park on Friday 20Nov. Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF), Pradipta Baruah said a search operation was on to nab 3 others.
  • 23
    poachers gunned down by Park authorities in 2015 alone. Forest department officials said involvement of militants from adjoining Karbi Anglong district in poaching has emerged as a big challenge to park authorities.
  • 88
    poachers have been arrested as of December 2015.