Ghaghara Current Affairs, GK & News
For the first time, Uttar Pradesh has undertaken census of otters in its protected areas. The exercise that began in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) will be completed by the end of March 2019. Otters are an important part of the forest ecosystem. A thriving population of otters means a healthy river ecosystem. These mammals, ..
Topics: Districts of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Ghaghara • Gharial • Lakhimpur Kheri district • Otter • Pilibhit • Pilibhit district • Pilibhit Tiger Reserve • States and union territories of India • Tiger reserves of India • Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh
Indian Government has notified the Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) as India’s National Aquatic Animal. It is also known as Susu because of the sound it produces when breathing. Population and Distribution The Total population of Ganges River Dolphin is estimated to be around 2000 and they inhabit the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna and Karnaphuli-Sangu river systems ..