Recent floods at a wildlife reserve in the northeastern state of Assam drowned 44 rhinoceroses, 1,050 deer, two elephants and two tigers, an Indian news agency reported Saturday.

The floods also killed 69 wild pigs, 28 badgers, 10 porcupines and three wild buffaloes, Press Trust of India said, quoting an announcement by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.The park, on the banks of the Brahmaputra River, is famed for its herd of about 1,000 rare one-horned rhinoceroses.