Whenever I go to
I spent the night at a rented house at Kohora near
Manas, Laokhuwa, Orang, Pobitora, Sonai-Rupa, Kukrakata, and Panidihing, including
When the about-two-ton mega herbivore, the landscape-architect, the influencer of nature of the fauna of the ecosystem, collapse to the earth, electrocuted or shot, the quake travels to every corner in the sanctuary to perhaps continue forever. A rhino’s muted scream of pain from the pit it falls in tears the sylvan silence of even the flat, undulating grassy plains of
Through the woodland, the poachers secretly enter the grassland at
It is dangerous to walk ahead along a dandi at
The poachers use bamboo spikes, hessian sacks, and daos (machettes). In the dandi, the poachers dug a deep pit so that even a huge rhino is swallowed in it. They drive the spikes into the bottom of the pit, their sharpened and pointed ends up, to make the spike-bed. Then they spread dried reeds over the pit and thatched the roof with grass so that the expected victim—a rhino—can’t even guess that that is a pit trap. Sometimes a boar also falls into the pit, front first, get its neck broken, the spikes penetrating its belly, and get the spikes into its body more deeply as a consequence of more efforts of no avail to avail itself of the opportunity of freedom like before, the screams through the layers of grass startling its surroundings, and then meet with eternal failure.
Sometimes, they electrocute the rhinos at
When a rhino falls into a trap, it remains lying battered and mutilitated, the failure of struggles glaring in its leathery eyes, the corners sodden with the dry streams of tears. The poachers do not give attention to anything but to the horn. They quickly cut the horn from its snout and escape from
I list some useful links below:
Do a Google search.
Do a Google search. There are lots of tourism services in