The Battle to Save Nepal’s Wildlife – Video

Tigers and rhinos were almost poached to extinction in Nepal – now their numbers are on the rise. We ask how they did it and at what cost.

In the 1960s, Nepal’s one-horned rhino population had plummeted to less than 100, with poachers threatening it with extinction.

Yet Nepal’s latest rhino census reveals something remarkable – the number of rhinos has grown to 752.

The rise is attributed to one of the world’s toughest anti-poaching approaches, mixed with innovative community-based conservation efforts.

And this success is not limited to the rhino – with the Himalayan nation close to tripling its tiger population in 2022.

Photo of Tiger from the Woodland Park Zoo photographer

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