29 Sep '11, 4am

#AFP's @frankietaggart in #Nepal explains how herbal tea could save you from a charging rhino.

#AFP's @frankietaggart in #Nepal explains how herbal tea could save you from a charging rhino.

In a file picture taken on November 23, 2007 a one-horned rhinoceros and its cub stand in the Maghauli Chitwan forest, some 200 km southwest of Kathmandu. It can soothe a troubled mind and calm a rebellious gut, but a remote Nepalese forest community has discovered another unlikely use for camomile - it scares away unruly rhinos. -- PHOTO: AFP KATHMANDU (AFP) - It can soothe a troubled mind and calm a rebellious gut, but a remote Nepalese forest community has discovered another unlikely use for camomile - it scares away unruly rhinos. The ethnic Tharu people who live beneath the southern foothills of the Himalayas have been plagued for generations by the one-horned rhinoceros, which ventures onto their land, trampling crops and sometimes injuring villagers. Loath to use violent means to keep the endangered grazing species at bay, they discovered that planting the daisy-lik...

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