ASSAM ELEPHANTS SWIM FOR HIGHER GROUND

WILD ELEPHANTS HAVE BEEN SWIMMING AWAY FROM A NATIONAL PARK IN THE INDIAN STATE OF ASSAM, WHICH HAS BEEN HIT BY FLOODS.

PICTURES OF WILD ELEPHANTS FLEEING A FLOOD-HIT NATIONAL PARK IN THE INDIAN STATE OF ASSAM.

Subhamoy Bhattacharjee photographed a herd of elephants swimming through the flooded park and crossing a national highway for drier higher ground.
In April the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the park and fed orphaned baby elephants and rhinos.
The 430 sq km (166 sq mile) Kaziranga park lies on the south bank of the Brahmaputra river and is often inundated during heavy monsoon rains.

Wild elephants have been swimming away from a national park in the Indian state of Assam, which has been hit by floods. Subhamoy Bhattacharjee photographed a herd of elephants swimming through the flooded park and crossing a...

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