Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros Current Affairs, GK & News

Rhino Memorial in Kaziranga National Park

Memorial made of ashes collected from rhino horns were unveiled recently at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Key facts The memorial having three rhino sculptures was named “Abode of the Unicorns”. It has one male rhino, a female rhino and a calf. It also has three statutes of forest guards, created using different materials. ..

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Rhino reintroduction in Assam

According to the 14th Assam rhino estimation, Rhinos in Manas National Park have higher life expectancy, however they need translocation support. About the 14th Assam rhino estimation Rhino census was carried out in all three ranges of Manas National Park namely, Bhuyanpara, Bansbari and Panbari, comprising of 71 estimation blocks. Current rhino population was estimated ..

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Genome Study on Endangered Sumatran rhinoceros

The researchers at the Centre for Palaeogenetics, Stockholm showed that the populations of Sumatran Rhinoceros displayed low levels of inbreeding. About the Genome Study In order to investigate their inbreeding levels, the researchers had sequenced the genomes from 16 rhinos on Sumatra and Borneo. The findings that the rhinos are facing low levels of inbreeding ..

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New Delhi Declaration on Asian Rhinos 2019

India will collaborate with Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia and Malaysia to increase the population of three species of Asian Rhinos namely Greater one-horned rhinoceros, Javan rhino, and Sumatran rhino. India, Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia and Malaysia have signed the New Delhi Declaration on Asian Rhinos 2019 declaration for the conservation and protection of the species at the Second Asian Rhino Range Countries Meet organised by the Environment, Forest and ..

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