• In Assam, forest department will start rhino census from 15 March. State Wildlife’s Principal Chief Conservator of Forest Suresh Chand says that census will be conducted in Kaziranga and Orang National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. 
  • It may be noted that Assam is the home of the highest number of one -horn rhinoceros in the world. As per 2009 survey, a total of 2 thousand 301 rhinos were found in Assam. 
  • The census will be categorized in male, female, calf and adult section. The exact number of rhino will be traced through camera mapping.