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Assam: Iconic Kaziranga National Park reopens today amid COVID-19

DNA Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Kaziranga, home to at least 2,400 one-horned rhinos - world's largest population - and 121 tigers is also a Unesco World Heritage site.
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News video: Kaziranga Park reopens for tourists after being shut for almost 7 months|Oneindia News

Kaziranga Park reopens for tourists after being shut for almost 7 months|Oneindia News 01:05

After being shut for almost 7 months, Assam's iconic Kaziranga National Park has reopened for tourists with all COVID-19 safety norms in place. The closure because of the coronavirus lockdown and then the monsoon has been the longest in its 112-year history. For now, only jeep safaris are allowed....

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