GUWAHATI, July 26 - Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), the joint wildlife welfare facility run by the Assam Forest Department, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) has attended 25 wildlife rescue cases during the current wave of flood as on today.
A nearly three-month-old male rhino calf was rescued from the fringe village under Central Forest Range of Kaziranga National Park on Tuesday morning. The calf is under observation the CWRC large animal nursery for stabilization.
Apart from that, 23 hog deer cases were attended. While 13 were released in the wild, three are under care, two died at the centre, and five were found dead on arrival, CWRC sources said.
A jungle owlet has also been admitted at the centre.