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Assam Floods: How 2,400 rhinos in Kaziranga are fleeing for their lives


BAGORI, ASSAM: It was 1 pm on Tuesday. The Haldibari forest camp at Kaziranga National Park (KNP) received an alert that a baby rhino was battling for life in floodwaters a kilometre away. The six month-old calf was making its way through the nearby Mora Diphlu rivulet but became too fatigued to climb the highland. “Urgent rescue needed,” the message said.

In no time, five guards jumped into a country boat moored behind the camp and rushed to the spot. The National Highway 37 that passes through the park, which would have shortened the journey by 5-10 minutes, was heavily ...


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