Wildlife Starts To Migrate From Flooded Kaziranga National Park
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The Assam floods has not just thrown people out of their houses but the wildlife around the region has also been severely affected. The animals from <span id="nic53120898" class="newsincontext nic_handler">Kaziranga National Park, </span>a World Heritage Site, have started migrating in search of dry elevated grounds as large part of the area has been inundated by the rising water of river Brahmaputra.
The national park officials said the rising water from Brahmaputra on the northern has been flowing into the park after the deluge and has flooded the area.
"Out of 178 anti-poaching camps, 108 of them are inundated. Our staffs are patrolling on boats. We have deployed sufficient number of both country and speed boats. We have also intensified our anti-poaching drive," Kaziranga divisional forest officer, Suvasish Das said.
During flood risk of poaching increases manifold as poachers are always on a look out for killing rhino once the animal comes out of the inundated Park.
On Monday large herds of different species of deer from Kaziranga struggled through the flood water for reaching highlands in the neighbouring areas. Also, in the video, a herd of elephants can be seen moving across the road.
Kaziranga national Park is known for its large population of Eastern swamp deer, barking deer and hog deer.