Recently, a Royal Bengal tiger was found dead in Assam’s Orang National Park due to age-related problems.


About the ‘Orang National Park’

  • It is located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the state of Assam.
  • It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared a National Park on 13 April 1999.
  • It is also known as the mini Kaziranga National Park (IUCN site) since the two parks have a similar landscape made up of marshes, streams and grasslands and are inhabited by the Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros.
  • It is also a Tiger Reserve of the country which was notified in 2016.
  • Fauna — Rhinoceros, Tiger, Elephants, Hog Deer, Wild Pig, Civet Cat, One-Horned Rhinoceros.