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Searching high and low for a rhino in India

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An Indian villager looks from atop a tree as forest officials and villagers search for a rhinoceros that possibly strayed from the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Rani Chapori, an island in the river Brahmaputra in Suwalkuchi in Assam state, India, on Oct. 2.

India is racing to protect a rhinoceros from death after 7 were slaughtered last week.

Forest officials and villagers search for a rhinoceros that possibly strayed from the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Rani Chapori, an island in the river Brahmaputra in Assam state, India, Oct. 2. The officials are working around the clock to guard against poachers, with an Indian Air Force helicopter ready to airlift the rhinoceros to safety once it has been found. At least four rhinos were killed by poachers recently sparking outrage in the state, home to the world's largest concentration of the rhinos.

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Indian forest officials search for a rhinoceros that possibly strayed from the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Rani Chapori, an island in the river Brahmaputra in Suwalkuchi in Assam state, India, Oct. 2.

Anupam Nath / AP

Indian forest officials search for a rhinoceros that possibly strayed from the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Rani Chapori, an island in the river Brahmaputra in Suwalkuchi in Assam state, India, Oct. 2.

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