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Kaziranga's circle of life: How forest department, vets and villagers join hands to fight flood fury

With 95 per cent of the World Heritage Site submerged and thousands of animal struggling to say afloat, meet the bunch of people who dive in to save the day.

In Kaziranga, now a special force to protect the one-horned rhino

The Special Rhino Protection Force, which consists of 74 men and eight women, underwent 43 weeks of training and is currently deployed across the Kaziranga National Park.

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Vets, villagers come together to give new wings to Assam's poisoned vultures

Victims of accidental ‘secondary’ poisoning and categorised 'Critically Endangered' on the IUCN Red List, vultures in Assam are slowly being rehabilitated back to health.

Assam: One more Kaziranga Rhino poached, sixth case in 2018

The incident of an adult male rhino found dead with its horn removed in Kaziranga National Park draws wildlife activists to highlight lack of facilities for forest guards

Kaziranga: 30 per cent still under water, Park lost 334 animals in two waves of floods

Kaziranga National Park has lost as many as 334 animals in two successive waves of floods, with the casualty list including 22 rhinos, one tiger, several elephants and buffalos and over 250 various species of deer.

Forest guards find carcass of adult rhino with horn missing

Last year 18 rhinos were killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park and their horns were also taken away.

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Tiger population up in Manas, Orang; Kaziranga hopes to cross the 140 mark

Manas National Park has recorded the presence of 30 tigers, including six sub-adults, and preliminary report from Orang National Park has put the figure at 28.

Seventh rhino killed by Poachers in Kaziranga this year

Seven rhinos were killed by poachers this year, while another 16 had been shot dead last year, Forest department sources said.

Tarun Gogoi orders probe into rhino poaching in Kaziranga

Tarun Gogoi also asked the Special Task Force constituted to curb poaching to intensify operations against poachers and their accomplice.

Royal couple in Assam: Elephant calves steal the show at Panbari

Kaziranga is home to the highest number of one-horned rhinos and has the highest tiger density in the country.

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Flood fury grips all of Assam, Army called in for rescue

The Brahmaputra is flowing above its danger mark in Guwahati, at Nimatighat in Jorhat, Tezpur in Sonitpur, Goalpara and Dhubri towns, and at Badarpurghat in Karimganj.

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