Manas National Park is located in the Himalayan foothills in western Assam. Manas was originally a game reserve since 1928 and became a Tiger Reserve in 1974, a World Heritage Site in 1985, a Biosphere Reserve in 1989. Manas was declared as a National Park in 1990. Manas National Park serves as the international corridor for elephant migration between India and Bhutan. Spread over an area of 500 sq. kms., the park has extensive grasslands and is famous for its unique scenic beauty.
Considered one of the the world's rarest simian species, the Golden Langur was first spotted in Manas in the mid 20th century. Other mammals commonly found here are Rhino, Elephant, Tiger, Pygmy hog, Hispid hare, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Leopard, Golden Cat, Clouded leopard, Fishing cat, Leopard cat, Jungle Cat, the Large Indian civet, the Small Indian civet, Common palm civet or Toddy cat, Himalaya palm civet, Binturong, Common mongoose, Small Indian mongoose, Himalayan black bear, Sloth bear, Gaur, Water buffalo, Sambar, Hogdeer, Barking deer, Swamp deer, Wild pigs etc.The diverse habita of Manas is ideal home for a specialized birds.
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Manas National Park
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