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Wild life sanctuaries in India

India is one of the worlds richest country in terms of it’s vast array off biological diversity. It include 8% of the total number of species in the world.But, today in all over world there isneed of conservation of all the species.Conservation is the care and protection of these resources.

  • The most obvious reason for conservation isto protect wild life and promote biodiversity.
  • Preservation of these habitats helps to prevent the entire ecosystem.
  • Conservation is also for to repair some of the damage done by humans and maintain the environment.

One of the important method 4 protect our environment is wildlife sanctuary. Wildlife sanctuary is an area where wild animals are protected in their natural habitat.The capturing killing and poaching of animals is strictly prohibited in these regions. Wildlife sanctuary is natural habitat that is run by the government bodies or privateorganizations that protect certain species of animals and birds.

There are 566 existing wildlife sanctuaries in India which cover an area of 122420 square km which is 3.72% of the geographical area of country. Some of them are listed below.WLS:wildlife sanctuary.

Name of sanctuaryStateReserve species
TadobareserveMaharashtra (chandrapur)Bengal tigers,leopards etc..
BhadraWLSKarnataka(chikknagalur)Tigers, leopards, pythons, cobra
Chinnar WLSKerala  (Idukki) elephants, deers,langur sambhar
KoynaWLSMaharashtra (satara)Royal bengaltiger,birds,deer, leopards,
Indian wild Ass WLSGujarat    (jogad)Asiatic wild Ass
SawaiMansingh WLSRajasthan     (Madhopur)Chinkara, fox, jackal,nilgaihyana,tigers, birds
Indira gandhi WLSTamilNadu(pollachi)Royal bengal tigers, elephants
MussoorieWLSUttarakhandWild birds, deers
Grizzled squirrel WLSTamil Nadu (Madura)Many spp. off squirrels, birds, many animals
Kutch desert WLSGujaratIndian porcupines, spinytailed lizard, flamingo
TamorpinglaWLSChhattisgarh   (surajpur)Endangered chinkara, barking deer, sambar, elephant, leopard
Periyar WLSKerala (pathanamthitta)Natural habitatof manyanimals,birds
Senchal WLS West bengal(khasmahal)Hornbillsand emerald cuckoos
Govind WLSUttarakhand(Dharkadhi)Leopards, tigars
Manas WLSAssam (Chirang)Elephants, tigers,deers
Karakoram WLSJammu Kashmir(Lehladakh)Tibetan antelope, wildyak,snowleopards wolves, otters
NauradehiWLSMadhyaPradesh (Jabalpur)Cheetah,wilddog,many birds
Interview Island WLS AndamanElephants, spotteddeers,wildpigs, monitor.