Kaziranga: The female rhino calf which was rescued on August 15, 2020 has succumbed to its disease on Monday at 9.00 PM.
The rhino was weak and debilitated with anaemia and hypoglycemia. Treatment was continued from day one of rescue. But at last yesterday evening, it succumbed to its disease, informed Dr Samshul Ali, Veterinarian, CWRC, Kaziranga.
Notably, a joint team comprising of forest officials from Kaziranga National Park and Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) rescued a female rhino calf of nearly one-year-old from Dahgaon village surrounding of Kaziranga fringe area on Saturday morning.
The calf was kept under observation at Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation, the jointly run wildlife care facility of the Assam Forest Department (AFD) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI).