At a time when floodwater has wreaked havoc across Assam, submerging major portion of the famed Kaziranga National Park (KNP), there comes news to rejoice for the staff of KNP.

On Sunday morning, KNP’s departmental elephant Rukmini gave birth to a male calf.

The entire staff has welcomed the new-born wholeheartedly and said that the mother-son duo was doing well.

Tweeting about it, KNP said, “New Addition to our family. Red heart Our Rukmini (departmental elephant) has given birth to a male baby(calf) at 6 AM today. Both Rukmini and baby are in good health condition as per our Vet. We @kaziranga wholeheartedly welcome the new kid to Our Kaziranga Family. Naming ceremony soon.”


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