Kaziranga National Park

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News: The flooding in the Kaziranga National Park has caused the death of over 85 animals.

Facts:

  • Kaziranga National Park: It is located in the State of Assam and is the single largest undisturbed and representative area in the Brahmaputra Valley floodplain.
  • The park was declared as a National Park in 1974 and was also declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2006.
  • In 1985, the park was designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • It is also recognized as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International for the conservation of avifaunal species.
  • It also houses the world’s largest population of Great One-horned Rhinoceros (IUCN Status- Vulnerable).

Additional Facts:

  • Kazi 106F: It is described as the country’s only Golden Tiger which resides in the Kaziranga National Park.It is also known as ‘Tabby tiger’ or ‘Strawberry tiger’.