Economy Kaziranga’s artificial highlands: Not the ‘real’ solution Updated : August 26, 2019 05:27 PM IST When the world-renowned Kaziranga National Park was inundated in the recent floods in Assam, the artificial highlands created inside the park saved many animal lives. But these 144 artificial highlands in the park may not be a long-term solution to a phenomenon that happens every year, say experts, calling them temporary mitigation measures. Artificial highlands can lead to siltation of the park’s wetlands, grasslands, thereby harming its fragile ecology. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.