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Kaziranga National Park

National park in the state of Assam, India

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Kaziranga National Park: National park in the state of Assam, India
Kaziranga National Park is a national park in the Golaghat, Karbi Anglong and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. The sanctuary, which hosts two-thirds of the world's great one-horned rhinoceroses, is a World Heritage Site. According to the census held in March 2018 which was jointly conducted by the Forest Department of the Government of Assam and some recognized wildlife NGOs, the rhino population in Kaziranga National Park is 2,413. It comprises 1,641 adult rhinos ; 387 sub-adults ; and 385 calves. In 2015, the rhino population stood at 2401. Kaziranga is home to the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world, and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. Kaziranga is recognized as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International for conservation of avifaunal species. When compared with other protected areas in India, Kaziranga has achieved notable success in wildlife conservation. Located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot, the park combines high species diversity and visibility.

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Watch: Newborn rhino rescued by Kaziranga National Park staff [Video]

Watch: Newborn rhino rescued by Kaziranga National Park staff

A 4-day-old rhino was rescued from Kaziranga National Park on August 2. Several rhinos have been rescued after region got flooded. Rescued rhino calf was taken to rescue centre for further observation...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:05Published
Flood situation remains grim in Assam [Video]

Flood situation remains grim in Assam

Flood situation in Assam, brought by incessant rainfall, has affected more than 26 lakh people across 27 districts. More than 90 people have died to flood related incidents in the north-eastern state...

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Assam floods: Lesser wildlife causality at Kaziranga National Park this year, says state Forest Minister [Video]

Assam floods: Lesser wildlife causality at Kaziranga National Park this year, says state Forest Minister

The Kaziranga National Park in Assam recorded less wildlife causality this year so far, said Forest Minister of the state, Parimal Suklabaidya."This year, state observed more flood compared to last..

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Watch: Rhinos struggle in flooded Kaziranga National Park [Video]

Watch: Rhinos struggle in flooded Kaziranga National Park

While rescue officials are in action at Kaziranga National Park, several rhinos are still stuck in flooded forest. Over 100 animals have died including several one-horned rhinos due to floods so far...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:06Published
Animals continue to migrate from flooded Kaziranga National Park [Video]

Animals continue to migrate from flooded Kaziranga National Park

As Kaziranga National Park has submerged following floods, animals are migrating to safer places. Elephant herd and deer herd were seen crossing highway. Over 100 animals have died due to flood..

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Assam floods: Rescued baby rhino fed milk at rehabilitation centre [Video]

Assam floods: Rescued baby rhino fed milk at rehabilitation centre

Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) rescued baby Rhino from flooded Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Baby rhino has start taking milk at rescue centre. On July 17, A Rhino was..

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Assam floods: 32 animals released into Kaziranga National Park after treatment [Video]

Assam floods: 32 animals released into Kaziranga National Park after treatment

Flood in Assam's Kaziranga National Park has claimed lives of over 100 animals. Forest officials and rescue teams have sprung into action to restrict the toll. 37 animals including one-horned..

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Assam floods: 108 animals including 9 rhinos dead [Video]

Assam floods: 108 animals including 9 rhinos dead

The current wave of floods in Assam has badly impacted wildlife in Kaziranga National Park. A total of 108 animals, including 9 rhinos, including 5 male and 4 female rhinoceros have died so far...

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Flood woes continue to haunt Assam [Video]

Flood woes continue to haunt Assam

The situation has worsened due to flood in Assam. At least 76 people died and 53,99,017 people are affected across 30 districts. The data is recorded till July 17 by Assam State Disaster Management..

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Assam floods: Worn-out Rhino rests on highway outside Kaziranga National Park [Video]

Assam floods: Worn-out Rhino rests on highway outside Kaziranga National Park

A Rhino was seen resting near National Highway 37 at Bagori Range yesterday (July 17) after it strayed out to Bandar Dhubi. Officials guided it back to the park. According to Kaziranga National Park..

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Assam CM visits Kaziranga National Park battered by floods [Video]

Assam CM visits Kaziranga National Park battered by floods

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on July 16 visited the flood affected areas of Kaziranga National Park to take stock of the situation. P Sivakumar, Director of Kaziranga National Park, on July..

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Watch: Tigress which strayed out of flood-hit Kaziranga National Park rescued by forest officials [Video]

Watch: Tigress which strayed out of flood-hit Kaziranga National Park rescued by forest officials

Forest officials on July 15 successfully tranqulised and rescued a tigress that had strayed out of the flood-affected Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR). Due to rising flood water, the..

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Assam Floods: 66 animals died after Kaziranga National Park submerges in water [Video]

Assam Floods: 66 animals died after Kaziranga National Park submerges in water

Due to floods, 80% of Kaziranga National Park is submerged in water. So far 66 animals have died in the floods and 170 have been rescued. Kaziranga National Park, Director P Sivakumar said, "So far, 3..

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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaziranga National Park get affected by Assam floods [Video]

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaziranga National Park get affected by Assam floods

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park are affected due to Assam floods. Floods have hit at least 23 districts of Assam this year. 1 rhino was drowned in the flood..

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Assam floods: 3-4 days old Rhino calf rescued in Kaziranga National Park

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Over 55 lakh people affected, 102 dead due to Assam floods

A total 56,71,018 people have been affected in 30 districts of Assam due to floods since May 22, the state govt said. 102 people have died due to floods and 615 relief camps have been set up. A total..
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Assam Floods: 129 animals lost their lives at Kaziranga National Park, Tiger Reserve till now

The animals which have been rescued include 14 rhinos, five wild buffaloes, eight wild boars, two swamp deer, 95 hog deer, a sambar, three porcupines, and a Python.
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Assam floods: 54 lakh people affected, 96 animals killed in Kaziranga National Park

Around 85 per cent area of the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat has been submerged into water and this has led to a crisis on the survival of protected wild species.
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Assam floods: CM Sonowal visits Kaziranga national park to take stock of situation

"The flood situation in Assam is very grave this time. At least 28 districts of the state have been affected due to floods. At least 80 people have lost their lives due to flood, erosion and landslides..
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16 Aussies rescued from Kaziranga


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11 more die in Assam floods, toll rises to 47

The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Friday as 11 more people died taking the toll to 47, while 48.87 lakh people were affected in 27 of the 33 districts. A total of 1.79 lakh hectare..
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Tigress makes pit stops at shop, garden to escape Assam floods

Exhausted and looking for shelter, a Royal Bengal tigress took two pit stops after fleeing the flooded Kaziranga National Park on Thursday — a shop just outside the park, followed by a vegetable..
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Flood fury forces Kaziranga tiger to take shelter in shop

Images of a fully grown tiger "relaxing" on a bed inside a shop in Assam's flooded Kaziranga National Park has created a buzz on social media and thrown spotlight on the plight of animals as Assam..
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Assam floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged

The staff and security personnel are performing their duties using mechanised and country boats to deal with any kind of eventualities, they said.
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Assam gets Rs 251 crore aid

At least 32 out of 33 districts in the state have submerged under floodwater with 90 per cent of Kaziranga National Park rendered inundated
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3 Kaziranga rhinos, elephant drown


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Assam Floods: Water level rises in Kaziranga National Park due to intermittent rains

Speaking to ANI, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Forest and Environment Minister, Sailen Pande said: "Over 70 per cent of the park has been submerged with flood waters."
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