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Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam


Other National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries of Assam

Nature has ungrudgingly blessed Assam with an abundance of scenic grandeur. A wealth of rarest and near-extinct species of wildlife are found in Assam, which includes Golden Langur, Hoolock Gibbon, Pygmy Hog, Hispid Hare, White-Winged Woodduck, Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Swamp Deer, Gangetic Dolphins etc. Moreover, During season flock of resident and migratory birds make Assam their natural habitats.

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
The Dibru-Saikhowa National Park lies in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia District. It is 13 kms from Tinsukia Town, which is 483 kms from Guwahati. It covers an area of about 340 s.q. Kms. Of seven parts in the park one part is wetland and the rest are mainly glass land and dense forest.

The main attractions of Dibru-Saikhowa National Park are the semi-wild horse (Feral) and the white-Winged wood duck. Other animals are Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Elephant, Sambar, Slow Lories, Asiatic Buffaloes, Capped Langur, Gangetic Dolphin, Indian Wild Dog etc. More than 250 varities of local and migratory birds are also found here.

Orang (Rajib Gandhi) National Park
Covering an area of 78.81 sq. kms Orang National Park is a miniature Kaziranga. It is situated in the north bank of river Brahmaputra. Sixty percent of the sanctuary is grassland. The animals to be seen in this park are the great Indian one-horned Rhinoceros, Elephant, Tiger, Sambar, Barking Deer, Pangolin, Hog Deer, Civet cat, Otters, and Wild Boar etc. Various species of birds including Pelican, Cormorant, Graylag Goose, Large whistling Teal, Great Adjutant stork, King fisher, King vulture have also found this park as their ideal habitat.

Other Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pobha Or Milroy Sanctuary
  • Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Gorampani Wildlife Sanctuary, Golaghat
  • Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
  • East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Panidihing Bird Sanctuary, Sibsagar
  • Deeporbeel Bird Sanctuary, Guwahati(Proposed)
  • Bordoibam Bilmukh Bird Sanctuary, Lakhimpur, Dhemaji(Proposed)

 

 

 

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