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.
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 year. But wildlife causality is less in Kaziranga National Park, 116 animals died this year, while 263 died last year. Even numbers of road accidents of animals were decreased. Total number of 11 rhinoceros died so far." On the other hand, we rescued 143 animals this year so far, last year it was 169.
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