One-horned rhinoceros Current Affairs, GK & News
An 82-member Special Rhino Protection Force which is trained to combat poachers and understand animal behaviour was recently deployed in Kaziranga National Park (KNP). About Special Rhino Protection Force Background: The process of setting up special force was initiated in 2015. In July 2018 members recruited were given appointment letter after which they were trained ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Birdlife International • IUCN Red list of Threatened Species • Kaziranga National Park • National Tiger Conservation Authority • One-horned rhinoceros • Special Rhino Protection Force • UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Assam government will be observing September 22 as Rhino Day to generate public awareness on protection of one-horned rhinoceros (pachyderm) — the pride of the state. It was announced at the 10th meeting of State Board for Wildlife chaired by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The day will be dedicated to approximately 2,500 rhino population ..