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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.


16 Aussies rescued from Kaziranga

IndiaTimes - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

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
DNA - Published

3 Kaziranga rhinos, elephant drown

IndiaTimes - Published

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."
DNA - Published

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