Protecting India’s one-horned rhinos in Kaziranga - in pictures

A decade ago, India had all but declared victory over poaching in Kaziranga, a 430-square-kilometre protected area of forest in the north-eastern state of Assam that is home to around 2,500 rhinos. But recent years have seen an alarming upsurge in the slaughter of the animals, whose horn is highly prized in neighbouring China and in Vietnam.

All photos by Biju Boro, AFP

Published: July 12, 2016 04:00 AM


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