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Smugglers’ threat looms large as Khaptad opens for grazing

Every year, starting mid-May till mid-July, the highland pastures inside Khaptad National Park become grazing grounds for cattle that are brought from Doti, Achham, Bajhang and Bajura districts. With the park opening its doors for cattle herders and their animals comes the risk of wildlife and rare herb smugglers. Smugglers’ threat looms large as Khaptad opens for grazing
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Bhawani Bhatta
Published at : May 17, 2016
Updated at : May 17, 2016 08:14
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Bhawani Bhatta

Bhawani Bhatta is the Kanchanpur correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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