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Kaziranga National Park
Location: Golaghat and Nagaon district, Assam
Major Attraction: Endangered One horned rhinoceros
Other Attractions: Asiatic Elephant, avian species
Time To Visit: The park is open from November to April.
Kaziranga National Park is famous for many reasons. UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site. It is a home to the One horned Rhinoceroses and is the oldest National Park of Assam. It was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. The Park houses the highest number of tigers among the protected areas in the world. Other animals spotted here are elephants, water buffalo, swamp deer, Indian Gray Mongoose, Leopard, Large Indian Civet, Bengal Fox, Sloth Bear, Golden Jackal, Chinese Ferret Badgers and many more. The topography of the Park consists of dense forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, marshes and pools. The Park houses around 546 species of flora.
The Park is also a bird's paradise. It has been recognized as an important Bird Area by Birdlife International. The Park contributed a lot to the conservation of avian species. It has several bird species such as Lesser White-fronted Goose, Ferruginous Duck, Baer's Pochard duck, Lesser Adjutant, Greater Adjutant, Black-necked Stork, Asian Openbill, White-tailed, Palla's Fish Eagle and the list seems to be endless.