The Assam Forest Department has been unable to
trap a Royal Bengal Tigress, named as F03. The tigress had strayed out the Orang
National Park more than a year ago.
The Orang National Park is also known as Rajiv
Gandhi Orang National Park. It is
located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur
districts of Assam.
It was established as a wildlife sanctuary in
1985. In 1999 it was declared as a National Park. In 2016, it was declared as a
The Orang National park is also known as “Mini
Kaziranga”. This is because both Orang and Kaziranga have a similar landscape
and are inhabited by Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros. The Great Indian
One-Horned Rhinoceros is listed as Vulnerable in the ICUN Red List.