ASSAM-treasure trove of natural beauty
Assam is known for Assam tea and Assam silk. The state was the first site for oil drilling in Asia. Assam is home to the one-horned Indian rhinoceros, along with the wild water buffalo, pygmy hog, tiger and various species of Asiatic birds, and provides one of the last wild habitats for the Asian elephant.
DO YOU KNOW !! KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK
Kaziranga Naational Park hosts two-thirds of the world’s great one-horned rhinoceroses, is a World Heritage Site.
It is a WWF (World Wildlife Forum) eco-region, and one of the world’s indigenous birds areas which is offering habitat for a number of globally threatened wildlife species including Tigers, panthers, Leopards, Wild Buffaloes, Bears , Elephants, Wild Pigs and many more.
Kaziranga is the only place where you can spot Eastern Swamp Deer. It is popularly called as Barahsingha — the species can grow up to six feet tall in height with yellow hair.