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In Pictures: Assam's Pobitora wildlife sanctuary re-opens for tourists

Updated : 2019-11-07 11:43:51

Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season has finally re-opened. Located on the outskirts of Gauhati. The wildlife sanctuary in the northeastern Assam is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population.

A mahout controls elephants brought for tourist rides during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A mahout controls elephants brought for tourist rides during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Elephants arrive for tourist rides during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Elephants arrive for tourist rides during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A forest official takes a selfie with an elephant during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A forest official takes a selfie with an elephant during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Elephants and decorated vehicles wait for tourists before the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Elephants and decorated vehicles wait for tourists before the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Tourists ride on elephants during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora, on the outskirts of Gauhati. The wildlife sanctuary in the northeastern Assam is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Tourists ride on elephants during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora, on the outskirts of Gauhati. The wildlife sanctuary in the northeastern Assam is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Tourists ride on vehicles during re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Tourists ride on vehicles during re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A one-horned Rhinoceros grazes during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A one-horned Rhinoceros grazes during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
The wildlife sanctuary in the northeastern Assam is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
The wildlife sanctuary in the northeastern Assam is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A one-horned Rhinoceros and her calf grazes during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. The wildlife sanctuary in the northeastern Assam state is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A one-horned Rhinoceros and her calf grazes during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. The wildlife sanctuary in the northeastern Assam state is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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