World's largest rhino horn found in Assam

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A rhino horn which is believed to be one of the world’s largest was found in Nagaon treasury during the ongoing verification process.

The massive horn belonged to the Bagori range of Kaziranga National Park and it was found in August, 1982.
 

Forest officials said that the weight of the horn is 3.051 kg and has a height of 36 cm. The length of its outer curvature is 45 cm while that of inner curvature is 38 cm and base circumference is 60 cm, they said.
 

The only recorded horn bigger than this could be found in the British Museum, London where a 60-cm horn from Assam, found in 1909, has been kept but there is no mention of its weight.

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