The national park shoot people to save rhinos
• The national park shoot people to save rhinos
Indian Kaziranga National Park is proud of its success in maintaining horned rhinos. This species found in South and Southeast Asia, was on the verge of extinction in the era of European colonization. By the end of the XIX century, it remains a matter of the number of individuals. In Kaziranga just woke up and managed to achieve increase in population to more than two thousand. That's just their methods, say, raise questions.
Indian unicorn horn on the black market are valued more than gold: about six thousand dollars per one hundred grams. Local believe that drugs based on this ingredient are saving almost all diseases, from cancer to impotence.
Of course, wanting to get auriferous horn - even if it is illegal - abound. Fight against poachers - the main concern of national parks and reserves.
A few years ago, Assam government legalized the killing of people, hunting tigers and rhinos, and the fight turned into a war. Since Kaziranga park guards have killed at least 50 poachers!
In the park address hail guide sypyatsya charges of abuse of office. The fact that the guardians of wildlife shoot even those only suspected of poaching. But they are getting away with it.