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Explained | Are rhino and elephant conservation efforts a success?


What is the one-horned rhino population? The elephant population is not evenly distributed in the country. The south Indian States of Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu is home to nearly 44% of India’s elephant population. The fragmentation of elephant habitats and the construction of linear (railways and roads) and power infrastructure have led to many elephant deaths. The number of elephant reserves in India is 32 with the latest addition being the Agasthyamalai Elephant Reserve in 2022.


Source: The Hindu December 04, 2022 14:39 UTC



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