Kaziranga National Park - Fact Files

Kaziranga National Park is situated at Assam is inhabited by the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds away from any human distraction. Kaziranga National Park is recognized as World Heritage Place by UNESCO on December 1985.  Following are Fact files about the Kaziranga National Park - 


Located at
 Assam, India
Latitude 
 N26 40 0 E93 25 0
National Park Status
 11-Feb-1974
World Heritage  Status
 Dec-1985
Nearest River
 Brahmaputra River
Nearest Hill
 Mikir Hills
Types of Vegetation

·         Alluvial Inundated Grasslands
·         Tropical wet Evergreen forests

·         Tropical Semi-Evergreen Forests
Threatened Mammals

       15  Indian Species –

·        Capped langur

·        Hoolock gibbon

·        Tiger panthera tigris

·        Leopard

·        Sloth Bear

·         Ganges Dolphin

·        Otter

·        Wild Boar

·        Water Buffalo

·        Gaur

·        Sambar

·         Swamp Deer

·        Hog Deer

·        Indian Muntjac

Migratory Birds
More than 100 Species
Reptilian

·         Water Monitor

·         Indian Python
·          Common Cobra

·          King Cobra



Kaziranga National Park Timing -

Elephant Safari

Timing - 5:00 am until 4:00 pm
Jeep Safari

Timing - 7:30 am until 11 am
Timing - 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm
Bird Watching
Anytime in day
Fishing
Anytime in day
Boating
Anytime in day
Best time to visit
December to May
Park Closing
Between June to October

One Horn Indian Rhino 


Total Numbers of Rhino
2,329
Adult Males Rhino
645
Adult Females Rhino
685
as per 2013 census by Assam Government.




Rhino population increased at Kaziranga National Park


At last the efforts of Kaziranga National Park officials shows it results. As per the latest census carried by Assam Government says that there is a remarkable increase in number of one horn rhino in the Kaziranga National Park. According to the last census conducted on April recorded 2,290 rhinos in Kaziranga National Park which increase to 2,329 this year.

Among 2,329 rhinos there are 645 adult male and 684 adult females. The increase of 39 Rhinos in just 11 month is a record in itself.

Last year 12 rhinos were killed by poachers, even there is no respite this year as 13 more have been killed since January this year. Although it is good news for all nature lover when the count of endanger animals increases. We hope the number keeps on increasing.

United 21 Grassland Resort, Kaziranga congratulate all Kaziranga National Park officials for their efforts to save one horn rhinos.

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