The Assam government has declared the state’s sixth national park, Raimona National Park in the Kokrajhar district. Known for its legendary elephant herds and rare butterflies, it is also home to endangered Gee’s golden langur, and other rare species such as Bengal tiger, clouded leopard, gaur, and chital. The park is expected to boost biodiversity conservation, transboundary wildlife management, and ecotourism. Mongabay India writers Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya and Jyotirmoy Saharia report
Guwahati/UNI: An earthquake with an intensity of 4.1 on the Richter scale shook Assam and neighbouring areas at 1.12 pm on Saturday.
Guwahati/IBNS: A wild elephant reportedly died due to electrocution in Assam's Hojai on Tuesday.
Guwahati/IBNS: An elephant calf was rescued by Forest personnel at Miripathar under Bokial Beat in Assam's Golaghat district on Thursday.
Guwahati: A female lactating elephant died due to electrocution in Assam's Golaghat district on Sunday.
Guwahati: An elephant was found dead in a paddy field in Assam's Goalpara district.
Guwahati: A full-grown leopard was caged on Wednesday at Dikam tea estate in Assam’s Dibrugarh district.
Guwahati: As many as 57 persons, who were involved in destruction of forests, killing animals, are now coming out to protect nature, environment and wild animals.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the Assam government-led by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for the step taken for the well-being of one-horned rhinos in the state.
Guwahati: An adult female elephant was electrocuted in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district on Friday.
Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam is still grim as 22 out of 34 districts hit with severe rainfall and affecting nearly 5.74 lakh people.
Guwahati/IBNS: A male rhino calf of 10 days of age was rescued from the fringe of central range near mihimukh highland in Assam's Kaziranga National Park.
Guwahati: Assam flood situation continued to remain grim with over 3.63 lakh people of 21 districts in the state have been affected in the current deluge.
Guwahati/UNI: Assam was hit by a mild intensity earthquake of magnitude 4 at 1.13 pm Monday.
Guwahati: An old adult elephant died in Kumarsali in the Manas National Park in Assam.