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One horned Indian Rhinoceros

Indian Rhinoceros are second giant Rhinoceros in rhino species. It is second big size animal in Aisa. One-horned Indian Rhinoceros also know as Greater One-horned Rhinoceros. It belong to Rhinocerotodae family also called Rhinoceros Unicornis. One-horned Rhinoceros are listed in vulnerable species. Today about 3000 rhinoceros are live in wild among more than 2500 are found in India, At Kaziranga National Park itself has 2329 rhinoceros.

One-horned Indian Rhinoceros are usually found in Indo-Gangetic Plain, as rhino love to be in grassland or wet land to keep body warm. It is sad to say that their natural habitat are reducing drastically because of hunting in region and human intervention into jungle. Male Rhinoceros are usually bigger than female. The largest sized specimens can be up to 4000 kg.

The Indian Rhinoceros has different body structure than other rhinoceros species. It is Thick, silver-brown skin and large skin fold that cover it body. Upper body is cover in wart like bump. Rhino has very little hair in body except eyelashes, ear fringes and tail brush. Male has thick neck folds, which make it more attractive.

Populations of One-horned Indian Rhinoceros India -

In 2007, the total population was estimated to be 2,575 individuals, of which 2,200 lived in Indian protected areas:
1. Kaziranga National Park
: 2329 (2012 estimate) — increased from 366 in 1966
2. Jaldapara National Park : 108 — increased from 84 in 2002
3. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary : 81 — increased from 54 in 1987
4. Orang National Park : 68 — increased from 35 in 1972
5. Gorumara : 27 — increased from 22 in 2002
6.Dudhwa National Park : 21
7. Manas National Park : 19
8. Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary : 2


Indian Forest Department is doing very well job to conservation of this endangered animal. But still they lack on technology and finance. Recently Assam Government introduced the unmanned air vehicle and hi-tech collar to find the exact location of rhino and study their activity. But because of lack of fund the project is keep in hold. In year 2013's first three month 30 Rhino are killed this year. Poaching and Human intervention in jungle big problem to department.  

Stay Closer to Nature with Kaziranga Resorts

Wildlife tours have acquired a greater importance in today's times, especially among nature lovers who always look forward to spending quality time in the midst of beautiful natural landscapes and some fabulous species of wild animals. Other than the joys of visiting such places, it is a wonderful opportunity to know more about different species of plants, trees, animals and birds that interests them more.

But, before embarking on such tours, it is extremely necessary to find suitable hotels or resorts that would ensure a comfortable stay for tourists. An ideal room or suite must have all the basic facilities along with certain added amenities that would make for a memorable stay. Travellers would love the environment that prevails in surrounding areas of Kaziranga resorts during their expedition to this wildlife reserve.


As soon as visitors enter the region of Kaziranga’s wildlife reserve, they find themselves in an amazing world of one-horned Indian Rhinoceros. It is a natural habitat for many endangered species and offers a pleasant atmosphere for tourists to sight different types of wild animals and birds amidst great variety of plants and trees. Tourists consider Kaziranga National Park as an important destination in the itinerary of North-East India tours. They are often thrilled to go on a wildlife safari in this national park, which is made possible with an elephant or a jeep ride. Most of the tourists find the park's tour very thrilling and a pleasant accommodation makes their vacation in Kaziranga truly enjoyable. Eco-tourists would love to be in this region as they can have a rare opportunity to witness nature at its best.

Eco-tourism is a relatively new concept that has created greater demand for regions that possess immense natural beauty and green surroundings. Popularity of Assam tourism can be attributed to its vast treasures of natural landscapes and highly successful wildlife conservation projects. It is one of those regions in India which enjoys an unpolluted atmosphere, offering tourists a great amount of environment-friendly surroundings.

A tour to Assam would reveal several green forests, enchanting rivers and majestic hills that seem to extend a warm welcome for visitors. While choosing a place to see in Assam before setting out on a tour to this region, travellers can have plenty of options. With the presence of a rich cultural heritage and recreational facilities offered at several places, people would have an exciting time visiting different regions of Assam.

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