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Kaziranga Flora Fauna

Kaziranga National Park
Flora of Kaziranga
The vegetation of Kaziranga National Park mainly constitutes of three major types. These are classified as alluvial afloat grasslands containing thickets of tall elephant grass and short grasses, tropical wet evergreen forests and tropical semi-evergreen forests. But what is prominent is the tall elephant grass between the swamplands caused by the floodwaters of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Moreover, the glory of Kaziranga is its breathtaking array of flowers in the form of abundant cover of water lilies, lotus and water hyacinth, giving a beautiful look to the ambiance of the park. Its geographical positioning has gifted an ample species of climbing palm which also adds value to the natural beauty of the park. The study of the flora in Kaziranga is classified as follows: 41% of the total vegetation is covered with Tall Thickets of Elephant Tall Grasses, 29% Open Jungle, 11% Short Grasses, 8% of the area is covered with rivers and water bodies, 06% Sand and rest 4% is Swamplands. Some prominent Flora found in the Kaziranga National Park are - Aphanamixis polystachya, Talauma hodgsonii, Dillenia indica, Garcinia tinctoria, Ficus rumphii, Cinnamomum bejolghota, Albizia procera, Duabanga grandiflora, Lagerstroemia speciosa, Crateva unilocularis, Sterculia urens, Grewia serrulata, Mallotus philippensis, Bridelia retusa, Aphania rubra, Leea indica, and Leea umbraculifera.Elephant grass, Spear grass, Common red grass etc.

Fauna of Kaziranga
Located on the banks of mighty river Brahmaputra of the north east India, the Kaziranga national park and wildlife sanctuary is an Indian National Park, Wildlife Reserve and world heritage site declared by UNESCO. Sprawling over an area of 430 square kilometers with its marshlands and tall elephant size grass making, it a perfect habitat for Indian one-horned Rhinos, Asiatic Elephants, largest Density of Bengal Tigers and it houses Various endangered species of animals. The vast open country size land of the Kaziranga is a home to the many other exotic wildlife species that makes this national park one of the most sought after destinations for the wildlife tourism and excursions. Since the maximum area of the park is easily accessible so one could closely see the herds of wild elephants roaming around. It gives you a chance to view animals in their natural habitat at close quarters and thus the rich fauna of Kaziranga coverts your trip into the rewarding experience. Kaziranga National Park is located on the edge of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot and this could be the perfect reason to envision high degrees of diversified species with great visibility. Kaziranga contains significant breeding populations of many mammalian species, of which 15 are threatened as per the IUCN Red List. The major Fauna attractions of the Kaziranga National Park categorized under 3 basic sub heads of Mammals, Birds & Reptiles are - :
One-Horned Indian Rhinoceros, Wild Asian Water Buffalo, Indian Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Wild Boar, Eastern Mole, Indian Pangolin, Indian Gaur, Swamp Deer, Sambar, Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Capped Langur or Leaf Monkey, Rhesus Macaque, Assamese Macaque, Indian leopard, Sloth Bear, Indian Porcupine, Fishing Cat, Jungle Cat, Large Indian Civet, Small Indian Civet, Indian Gray Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, Bengal Fox, Golden Jackal, Ganges and Indus River Dolphin, Orange-bellied Himalayan Squirrel, Asiatic Black Bear, Bat, Black Langur, Indian Gazelle etc.
Eastern Imperial Eagle, Bengal Florican, Greater Spotted Eagle, White-tailed Fishing Eagle, Pallasís Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Baya Weaver, the Lesser Kestrel, Swamp Francolin, Slender-billed Vulture, Slender-billed Vulture, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, Wreathed Hornbill, White-tailed Fishing Eagle etc.
Gharial, Turtles, Water Monitors, Bengal Monitors, Assam Garden Lizards, Common Indian Skink, Black Krait, Bengal Cobra, King Cobra, Reticulated Python, Russellís Viper, Rat Snake, Long nosed-vine snake, Kukri Snake, Crocodile etc.

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