Saturday, November 14, 2015

Northeast India’s first elephant hospital established at Kaziranga National Park::

😳 Northeast India's first Elephant hospital
has been established at the Kaziranga
National Park in Assam. The hospital
was set up at Mark Shand Memorial
Learning Centre in Kaziranga National
Park. It was inaugurated by Sir Evelyn
de Rothschild who is founding patron of
the UK-based charity Elephant Family.
Did You Know???
Kaziranga National Park is a
national park in the Golaghat and
Nagaon districts of the state of
Assam, India.
A World Heritage Site, the park hosts
two-thirds of the world's great one-
horned rhinoceroses.
According to the latest census held
in March 2015, the current rhino
population in Kaziranga National
Park is 2,401 as published by the
Forest Department under the
Government of Assam.
The park is home to large breeding
populations of elephants, wild water
buffalo, and swamp deer.
Kaziranga has been the theme of
several books, songs, and
documentaries. The park celebrated
its centennial in 2005 after its
establishment in 1905 as a reserve
forest.