To Protect Rhinos, This National Park has gone too far and Just Shoots People (50 Poachers Killed So Far)

In trending news, the Kaziranga National Park in India is a story of success when it comes to the conservation of rhinos. But the things they have done to get there are somewhat startling. The National Park allows its workers to shoot and even kill potential poachers. So far to date, the National Park has killed 50 people. Rhinos are safe in the park, and it was only a century ago, that there was only a handful of Indian one-horned rhinoceros. Now, the National Park hosts more than 2,400 rhinos, which is two-thirds of the worlds population. However, not much is said about the fact that in 2015, more people were shot dead by park guards then the number of rhinos that were killed by the poachers. These people all went after rhino horns, which could be sold for as much as $6,000 for 3.5 ounces and are considerably more expensive than gold. The rhino horns are mostly marketed as a miracle cure for everything from cancer to erectile dysfunction.

So while it's great that the rhinos are getting the protection that they need, some people say the park has gone too far. With the National Park allowing its workers to kill a person and get away with impunity. So the big question is, could this kind of punishment ever be justified? And how many innocent people have been killed? Kaziranga National Park is a story of success when it comes to the conservation of the rhinos, but unfortunately, they do kill poachers.

The Kaziranga National Park is a national park in the Golaghat and the Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. The sanctuary, which hosts about two-thirds of the world's great one-horned rhinoceroses, is a World Heritage Site. According to the new census that was held in March 2015, which was jointly conducted by the Forest Department of the Government of Assam and some of the recognized wildlife NGOs, the new rhino population in Kaziranga National Park is 2,401. This new number comprises 1,651 adult rhinos to include 663 male and 802 females. 186 of the new count were unsexed. The new number also includes 294 sub-adults to include 90 males, 114 females, and 90 unsexed. With 251 juveniles and 205 cubs. Kaziranga National Park is also the home to the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and was declared a new Tiger Reserve in 2006. The National Park is also home to large breeding populations of elephants, swamp deer and wild water buffalo. Kaziranga National Park is recognized as an Important Bird Area by the BirdLife International for the conservation of avifaunal species. When compared with other protected areas in India, Kaziranga has achieved a lot of notable success in wildlife conservation. The National Park is located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot; the National Park combines high species diversity and visibility.

The Indian rhinoceros, which is also known as the greater one-horned rhinoceros and great Indian rhinoceros is a rhinoceros that is native to the Indian subcontinent. The rhino is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, as populations of the animal are fragmented and restricted to less than 7,700 square miles. Moreover, the extent and the quality of the rhino's most important habitat, which includes alluvial grassland along with riverine forest, is considered to be in decline due to human and livestock encroachment. The Indian rhinoceros at one time ranged throughout the entire stretch of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, but because of excessive hunting and agricultural development that area has been reduced to only 11 sites in northern India and southern Nepal. You will find this trending news on the Alternative Media Syndicate site. On the site, you will find other trending news, new trends, health, world news and more. **

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