India Floods Increase Poaching For Rhinos

The New York Times2012-06-30:                      Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors GAUHATI, India (AP) — Officials in northeastern India are on alert for poachers after surging flood waters forced endangered rhinos, Asiatic elephants, a variety of deer and other animals to leave a game reserve. At least 29 people have been killed in the past week’s flooding and more than a million others have been displaced from their homes. The director of Assam‘s Kaziranga National Park, S. K. Bora, said Saturday that three one-horned

A flood affected Indian man puts his daughter in a raft as they leave for safer place, in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, June 26, 2012.Photo: AP

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