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Assam floods: 200 animals killed in Kaziranga national park

Updated: Aug 01, 2016 14:50 IST      
Assam floods: 200 animals killed in Kaziranga national park

Guwahati, Aug 1 (ANI): In Assam, nearly 200 wild animals have drowned to death due to flood at Kaziranga national park.

Divisional Forest Officer of the park Subhasis Das said that carcasses of 13 rhinos have been recovered so far in Kaziranga.

He said also said that 152 hog deer's also died in the flood and apart from that, 12 hog deer's were killed by speeding vehicles at the national highway.

100 wild animals including 9 rhinos were rescued safely by forest officials, wildlife experts and local people.

The current flood badly damaged several wild life parks including the Kaziranga. (ANI)

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