Kaziranga National Park

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KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK

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CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION…… 1

CASE STUDY:

MANAGEMENT…………3

THE PROBLEMS………….4

CONSERVATION/
CONCLUSION……………9

METHODOLOGY/
BIBLIOGRAPHY…………11

INTRODUCTION

Kaziranga is meant to be a title of an unforgettable success story of conservation of the One Horned India Rhinoceros and other wild lives in the North East India. It is not only the homeland of the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros, but also gives shelter to a variety of wild animals. It is one of the significant natural habitats for in situ conservation of biological biodiversity of universal value. The values and criteria made Kaziranga National Park to get inscribed in the World Heritage Site List 1985. The Kaziranga National Park area
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The park at present houses 2,048 rhinos , the highest in the world and also has the highest population of Swamp deer and Wild Buffalos in the world apart from the other species . Officials involved in the anti poaching operations say that poaching of rhinos say that after the operations , the poachers move to the neighbouring states and finally smuggle it outside the country and other states should also play an effective role to control poaching.
Poaching has increased in the recent months for its huge demand in South Asia as the horn composed of keratin fiber is believed to have aphrodisiac value and can fetch up to Rs.1.5 million per kg in the international markets which are smuggled to South Asian countries through Moreh border in Manipur.

Tiger Attack : Kaziranga National Park

The forest department received a message early on May 19th about a large tiger which had killed two cows near Tamuli Pathar village, which is close to the boundary of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in the north-eastern Assam state. By 10 am a joint team of the Assam forest department including the director of the park, Mr N. K. Vasu, the local administration, police and the army, and the Wildlife Trust of India(WTI)-managed Centre for Wildlife

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