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Kaziranga National Park

Wild elephants graze at the Kaziranga National Park, in the north eastern Assam state.

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Wild elephants graze at the Kaziranga National Park, in the north eastern Assam state.

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A forest official keeps vigil as wild elephants graze at the Kaziranga National Park, in the north eastern Assam state.

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A manhout on an Asiatic elephant, carrying feed, returns to camp, at Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat District of Assam.

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A wild tusker walks in the Agoratoli range at Kaziranga national park east of Guwahati, in the northeastern state of Assam.

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An Oriental darter sits on a tree in the Agoratoli range in Kaziranga national park, east of Guwahati, in the northeastern state of Assam.

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A forest officer patrols inside the Agoratoli range in Kaziranga national park, east of Guwahati, in the northeastern state of Assam. Declared a national park in 1968 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kaziranga National Park is famous for the one-horned rhino habitat apart from other animals and birds.

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal during a jeep safari inside the Kaziranga National Park after it was re-opened for visitors.

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Hog deer crossing NH 715 (NH 37 Old) at Panbari Animal Corridor area during Kaziranga Flood 2020.

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The rescued newborn male rhino calf under foster mother care at Centre for Wildilfe Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC). The calf was found by the patrolling forest staff near Teteliguri forest camp under Kaziranga forest range of the park on 2nd August morning. A joint team of CWRC- WTI-IFAW and Kaziranga National Park of Assam Forest Department rescued the alone animal form the flood receded muddy grassland of the park as there was no sign of the mother around. For further treatment and care, the calf was brought to CWRC and now under 24 hours observation.

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The joint team of CWRC- WTI-IFAW and Kaziranga National Park of Assam Forest Department rescued a few days old orphan male rhino calf from Teteliguri area of Kaziranga Forest Range of the national park The calf is under observation at CWRC.

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A sub- adult tigress, that took shelter at a house hold near Deopani area attached to Kaziranga National Park was rescued by the joint team of CWRC & Kaziranga NP. The tigress was released in the wilderness of Kaziranga after necessary observation period is over.

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A sub-adult tigress, that took shelter at a house hold near Deopani area attached to Kaziranga National Park was rescued by the joint team of CWRC & Kaziranga NP. The tigress was released in the wilderness of Kaziranga after necessary observation period is over.

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Rescued hog deer being released in the wild during Kaziranga flood.

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Rescued injured hog deer is being treated at CWRC clinics by the wildlife veterinarian.

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A small family of flood victim hog deer crossing the inundated paddy field towards the highlands of Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong landscape during Kaziranga flood.

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A forest official stands beside a rhino baby rescued by Kaziranga staff.

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One-horned rhinos take shelter at a highland in the flood-hit Kaziranga National Park, in Golaghat district. Nine rhinos are among the 108 wild animals that have died during this year’s floods at Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR).

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A rhino rests near NH 37 after straying out from flood-affected Kaziranga National Park, in Nagaon district.

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A one-horned rhinoceros along with her baby stands in floodwater inside Kaziranga National Park, in Golaghat district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal takes stock of flood situation and conditions of animals during his visit to Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), at Borjuri village near Kaziranga National Park, in Nagaon district.

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One-horned rhinos take shelter at highland inside the flood-affected area of Kaziranga National Park, in Golaghat District.

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A herd of wild elephants takes shelter on highland inside the flooded Burapahar range of Kaziranga National Park, in Nagaon District.

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Forest officials rescue a baby rhino from the flooded Kaziranga National Park, in Nagaon district.

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A tiger wades through a flooded area in search of higher land near Kaziranga National Park, at Baghmari village in Nagaon district.

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A wild elephants crosses a road following flooding in the low-lying areas of Kaziranga National Park, in Nagaon district.

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A wild deer crosses the National Highway-37 in search for safer place near the flood-hit Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district of Assam.

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A herd of one-horn rhinoceros takes shelter on higher land inside flooded Kaziranga National Park, in Golaghat district.

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A herd of elephants take shelter on a highland, in a flood affected area of the Kaziranga National Park, in Nagaon district.

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Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenai interacts with Karbi tribe women during his visit at Karbi Ethnic Food Centre, at Natundanga Village near Burapahar range of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon

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Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenai poses in a selfie with a Karbi youth during his visit at Karbi Ethnic Food Centre, at Natundanga Village near Burapahar range of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon

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A one-horned rhinoceros seen at the Bagori Range of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district of Assam. The park was reopened Saturday for tourists after its routine closure during the monsoon season.

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Forest guards at Kaziranga National Park

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A tiger attacking a forest department team caught on camera

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Forest guards on duty

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A forest guard shows the markers of annual flood levels.

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Eggs for breakfast at a camp

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Taking stock of rations at a forest camp

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A rhino grazes under the watchful eyes of forest guards

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Forest Guards at Kaziranga National Park

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In this photo, a tiger rests on a bed inside a house on the outskirts of the flooded Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, in Assam.

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A one-horned rhino calf at the flood-affected Kaziranga National Park of Assam.

Photo by Anuwar Hazarika

Elephants cross a road in an attempt to move to a higher ground in the flooded Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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Buffaloes attempt to move to a higher ground in the flooded Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros and other wildlife seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen moving to an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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An Oriental Pied Hornbill, which was rescued with a broken wing, recuperating at the centre

Photograph by Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/IFAW-WTI

Elephant calves require utmost love and care as they grow up without their mothers and face constant threat of infections in a restricted environment

Photographs by Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/IFAW-WTI

A Crested Eagle released in the wild with a tag attached to its left leg for monitoring its recovery

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A rescued infant fishing cat

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A baby squirrel undergoing treatment at the centre

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Rhino calve require utmost love and care as they grow up without their mothers and face constant threat of infections in a restricted environment

Photographs by Subhamoy Bhattacharjee/IFAW-WTI

Caretakers feed rhino calves at Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), at Panbari Reserve Forest near Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat district.

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Forest officials ride atop elephants accompanied by their calves as they conduct a census on rhinos in Kaziranga National Park

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Elephants lined up to carry tourists on safari on the opening day of the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat district of Assam. The park has the world's largest concentration of Indian one-horned Rhino.

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Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation officials feed rhinos rescued from the floods at the Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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In this Aug. 18, 2017 photo, the carcass of a tiger lies in floodwaters at the Bagori range inside Kaziranga National Park in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. About 80 per cent of the 480-square-kilometer (185-square-mile) park has been flooded and more than 100 animal carcass recovered, according to news reports.

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Rhinos and an elephant at a highland at the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district of Assam.

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A villager handing over a rescued hog deer to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) team in Kaziranga, Assam.

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Rhinos with their calves standing on an elevated land in the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

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Rhinos and buffalos take shelter at a high land in the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

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People look on as a herd of wild elephants crosses a road near the flood affected Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

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One horned Rhinos take shelter on higher ground of a flooded Kaziranga national park in Kaziranga, 250 kilometers (156 miles) east of Guwahati. Police are patrolling for poachers as rhinoceros, deer and buffalo move to higher ground to escape floods inundating an Indian preserve.

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A forest guard patrols in a speed boat in the flooded Kaziranga national park in Kaziranga, 250 kilometers (156 miles) east of Guwahati. Police are patrolling for poachers as rhinoceros, deer and buffalo move to higher ground to escape floods inundating an Indian preserve. Kaziranga National Park has the world's largest population of the one-horned rhinoceros and is home to many other wildlife.

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Mazida Beghum, 40, mother of Anjuma Beghum, 18, who was killed in police firing wails at Bandardubi village on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state.

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Seven years old Ainul Haque, who was injured on the head in police baton charge at Bandardubi village on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state.

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Villagers look on as Assam police personnel head to demolish houses at Bandardubi village, on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state. Authorities ordered the demolition of around 300 houses in three villages to evict people living on the periphery of the rhino sanctuary to stop rampant poaching of the rare animal, a top police official said.

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A mahout guides a forest department elephant to demolish power cable poles at Bandardubi village, on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state.

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Mahouts guide forest department elephants to demolish houses at Bandardubi village, on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state.

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Authorities demolish houses at Bandardubi village on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state. Two people were killed and several others were injured Monday when villagers clashed with police while protesting the demolition of their homes.

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Mahouts guide forest department elephants to demolish houses at Bandardubi village, on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state.

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Authorities demolish houses at Bandardubi village on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state. Authorities ordered the demolition of around 300 houses in three villages to evict people living on the periphery of the rhino sanctuary to stop rampant poaching of the rare animal, a top police official said. Two people were killed and several others were injured Monday when villagers clashed with police while protesting the demolition of their homes.

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A one horned Rhino is partially seen as it stands in the flood water at Kaziranga National Park, east of Gauhati, Assam.

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A forest guard keeps vigil at the flooded Kaziranga National Park, east of Gauhati, Assam.

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Our readers know how the Congress in Assam is said to be cornered by the BJP in the upcoming polls. Relaxation for Digvijay Singh and wife Amrita Rai came by way of a visit to Kaziranga, though even gamekeepers there seem saffron-struck.

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One horned rhinoceros at a submerged area of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

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People ride a boat across flood waters in Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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A medical team treating an injured one horned-rhino stuck in mud at Lukhurakhonia Village near Kaziranga National Park

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Elephants in Kaziranga

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Elephant safari in the Kaziranga National Park

Forest officials looking at the body of a rhino allegedly killed by a poacher inside the Kaziranga National Park, in Kaziranga, Assam.

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