Nepal News

In Nepal, the rhino evokes national pride

KATHMANDU, Nepal — When Nepal adopted a new constitution in September 2015, lawmakers anticipated conflict over the rights of ethnic minorities and women, the delineation of provincial boundaries and the…

One-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Investigations are underway to locate the poachers responsible for killing a rare one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) in Nepal's Chitwan National Park. The male rhino was found Saturday shot dead and…

Understanding the ghost of the mountain

The grayish-white form of the ghost of the mountain slinks through the snowcapped slopes of Central Asia. Its remote, harsh habitat, cryptic coat and elusive nature have impeded investigation and…