Orang National Park : Old Age Rhino Dies
One old age Rhino dies due to infighting in Orang National Park and tiger reserve.
- Orang National Park is located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam, India.
- It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared a National Park in April 1999.
- It spreads over an area of 78.80 sq. kms.
- It is also a Tiger Reserve (49th)of the country which was notified in 2016.
- It is also known as the mini Kaziranga National Park (IUCN site) since the two parks have a similar landscape made up of marshes, streams and grasslands and are inhabited by the Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros.
- The park has a rich fauna, including Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros, pigmy hog, elephants, wild buffalo and tigers.