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In receding mode, Assam floods kill more animals


A man collects drinking water from a water tap, in the flooded area, in Sonitpur on June 28, 2020. | Photo Credit: ANI

Two days of sunshine provided some relief to flood-affected people in Assam, not so for the animals in the Kaziranga National Park.

The water level at the one-horned rhino habitat receded over the past 24 hours. An update by the park authorities on Wednesday morning said 107 of the total of 223 anti-poaching camps were inundated, 36 fewer than on June 30.

But the number of animals killed went up from 14 to 18. These included the first ...


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