Indian rhinos, also known as the great one-horned rhinos, are the world's largest rhino species and the fifth biggest land animal. The also called for public opinion by a committee headed by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest Wildlife could take a decision. Spread over an area of 78, 438 sq. Poachers hack the tusks off elephants leaving them dead or for dead. The mountain gorilla, magnificent primate, a humanlike creature, built by pure strength, is what the poachers think of them. Soon there will be no big five, no elephant, lion, rhino, leopard or buffalo.
After there had made a scientific study to prove that rhino horns do not have any healing properties but contains keratin which is a protein found in hair and nailes there is a high demand coming from China and the main cause of this is because of the new found wealth in China where it is used in medicine and as a aphrodisiac. These rangers need support by providing equipment to enable them to do their jobs and training. The tick bird eats the ticks from the rhino. Its horn was also taken away by poachers,the report said. There is no denying the fact that the state of Assam during the last fifty years has made great strides in many fields. In the current rates of poaching, elephant populations will not last another 10 years in the wild.
The rhinos skin is soft and quite sensitive to sunburns and insect bites and you wonder why a rhino rolles in the mud its to protect it from the sunburn and insects. The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. It has a thick, hairless, grey hide. This species was once a severe victim to poaching in the state and had to face hardships for many years. Located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot, the park combines high species diversity and visibility. In the north is Zimbabwe, and to the east is Mozambique. It has to survive the long pregnancy for the baby to have the chance of being born.
If one is looking from the traditional point of view then Durga, who is considered as the culmination of energies of the various Gods resembles the victory of the good over the evil. This essay will look further into various media campaigns surrounding the issue nationally and internationally and will discuss why it has become the number one topic in environmental news in South Africa. The winter season, between November and February, is mild and dry, with a mean high of 25 °C 77 °F and low of 5 °C 41 °F. In the north is Zimbabwe, and to the east is Mozambique. With the spurt in rhino killings, the state government has decided to take the help of the army to take on the poachers. Poaching is illegal hunting of animals.
The issue of extinction as these beautiful beings being slaughtered as we speak. Poachers are also often armed with guns making them very dangerous for the anti-poaching teams who put their lives on the line to protect rhinos. This is understandable to most, but there are some people out there who kill animals for other reasons or no reason at all. However rhino poaching has reached a crisis point, and if the killing continues at this rate, we could see rhino deaths overtaking births in 2016-2018, meaning rhinos could go extinct in the very near future. These rhinos are inhabited most of the floodplain of the Indogangetic and riverine tracts and the neighboring foothills. The real remaining threat is either the killing of the gorillas or the capture of infants for live animal trade. Rhino poaching in Assam is a major environmental issues in India which continues in the region of Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park and some other grasslands of Assam.
Nestling in the Himalayan foothills the state is rich in cultural heritage, natural beauty, and mineral resources. The snares rip through flesh and grasp on to the bone so tight that it drives the tigers into eating or ripping their own claw off. The tiger threatened by money , the elephant declining due to cruelty, and the mountain gorilla threatened by early research and capture of infants. They are massive, hoof creatures with extremely thick skin, bulky, strong bodies and at least one horn that extend from their noses. From 1980 to 1993, 692 rhinos were poached in India.
Police and men petroling for poachers numbers have been increased drasticly so that there is no shortage of man power when it comes to arresting the poachers. It is sed that emotions are the best way of getting to the people because people will feel bad after they see what is happening to the rhinos when the get slaughtered and when they realise that in 10 or 20 years time at the rate at which the poaching is going their children will not be able to see the rhino because they will be extinct. Poachers are now being supplied by international criminal gangs with sophisticated equipment to track and kill rhinos. Why would people even consider poaching? Poachers illegally hunt and kill the tigers because of their fur, bones, whiskers and other body parts are sold in the black market for a lot of money. Later they were ousted by the Burmese, who handed over the area to the British by the treaty of Yandaboo in 1826. To get into some examples of the. The majority of these Rhino horns are being exported to Asia - Vietnam and China in particular.
The hunting of animals is a way for humans to survive and provide food. Eggs from paddle fish are processed and sold as caviar. Animals mostly poached Elephants, Rhinos and bears are the most poached animal. As South African is home to the majority of rhinos in the world it is being heavily targeted by poachers. We are killing Rhinos faster therefore there is not enough time to reproduce. Ultimately, Kaziranga is often badly caught in floods, so either they lose their lives by getting washed away or move uphill in the neighbourhood, hence, making them an easy target for poaching.