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

IndiaTimes Sunday, 2 August 2020 ()
While floods have wreaked havoc in 30 districts of Assam, four-day-old rhino calf was rescued in the Kaziranga National Park staff on Sunday morning. All efforts are underway to reunite the calf with his mother.
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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. Efforts will be taken to reunite calf with mother.

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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. Nagaon district is among the worst-hit regions. Locals were seen moving to temporary relief shelters. The residents took their belonging and animals with them, as massive water-logging in the district worsened the situation. Along with humans, animals at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve, Bokakhat too have taken the brunt of the natural disaster. According to Assam government, 129 animal casualties have been reported at the biodiversity park so far which includes 14 rhinos, 5 wild buffaloes, 8 wild boars, 2 swamp deer, 95 hog deer, 1 sambar, 3 porcupines and 1 Python.

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

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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. Some rhinos have taken refuge on high grounds.

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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 Director, P Sivakumar they drive out operations to guide Rhino back to park. It was in very weak state, they gave veterinary support to it. Based on health, they will drive out or shift it to rescue centre.At least 66 animals had died after the Kaziranga National Park forest area was flooded. Large area of Kaziranga National Park has been submerged under flood water. The animals are having a tough time looking to safer areas.

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