As Assam witnesses the worst flooding in decades, drowning villages and forests, animals too battle the rising waters by running to higher grounds. See in pictures the situation is Assam,

Elephants crossing

Herd of elephants crossing the flooded plains. Image via BBC

Rangers patrol on elephant backs. Image via India Times

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A mother leads her calf to safety. Image via US Daily

Rhinos trying hard to keep afloat in the flooded plains. Image via India Times

Group of avian swimmers avoiding the boat ride to safety. Image via NE Live

Elephant helping remove body of a dead rhino. Image via The Wire

Wild buffaloes running to safety. Image via MSN

 

 

Elephants helping people stay dry. Image via Indian Express

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About Atula Gupta

Atula Gupta is the Founder and Editor of indiasendangered.com. Her work has appeared in a number of international websites, dailies and magazines including The Wire, Deccan Herald, New Indian Express, Down to Earth and Heritage India on issues related to environment and its conservation. She is also the author of Environment Science Essentials, a set of books for school children. She hopes this website provides a platform for people to be aware about species in the verge of extinction and heighten their conservation efforts.

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