Animals in India's wildlife park drown after days of rain

Over 110 wild animals drowned due to severe flooding in Kaziranga National Park of India, including some rare rhinoceros. 

Rains that lasted for over 10 days have soaked over 80 percent of the park.

Wild buffaloes, boars, swamp deer and porcupines are among the animals killed, including 12 rare greater one-horned rhinoceroses. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the park is home to 66 percent of the world's total population of the rhinoceros species.

Over 2,500 villages in the state of Assam where the park in located have been impacted by the floods.

(Cover image via VCG)

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