Rhino charges at conservationists after release into wild

Five rhinos will be relocated to the Shuklaphanta reserve to boost its population

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A greater one-horned rhinoceros charged a truck and elephants after being released into Nepal's Shuklaphanta National Park.

Video from WWF Nepal shows the Indian rhino attacking a specially built truck used to transport him from Chitwan National Park to its new home in the far west of Nepal.

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The Nepali government and WWF Nepal plan to relocate five rhinos to the Shuklaphanta reserve to boost its existing population of 10 rhinos.

WWF Nepal said in a statement that 250 people and 30 elephants were involved in the relocation.


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