Located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot, Kaziranga National Park is a national park in Assam, which hosts two-thirds of the world’s preeminent one-horned rhinoceroses, comprises 1,641 adult rhinos, 387 sub-adults, and 385 calves.
Home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer, the Kaziranga National Park has declared a tiger reserve in 2006, which has the highest density of tigers in the world (one per five square kilometers).
Awarded the status of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985, the national park is recognized as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International for the conservation of avifaunal species.
On 1 June 1905, the Kaziranga proposed Reserve Forest was constructed with an area of about 232 square kilometers, and three years later, the area was expanded to about 152 square kilometers along the banks of the Brahmaputra River.
Kaziranga was designated as a Reserve Forest in 1908. Kaziranga was renamed as a Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary by forest conservationist P. D. Stracey in 1950.
Kaziranga comprises a large breeding population of 35 mammalian species, 15 of which are endangered as per the IUCN Red List.
The Kaziranga National Park also has the distinction of being home to the largest population of the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros, wild Asiatic water buffalo, and eastern swamp deer in the world.
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