Manas National Park Current Affairs, GK & News

Rhino reintroduction in Assam

According to the 14th Assam rhino estimation, Rhinos in Manas National Park have higher life expectancy, however they need translocation support. About the 14th Assam rhino estimation Rhino census was carried out in all three ranges of Manas National Park namely, Bhuyanpara, Bansbari and Panbari, comprising of 71 estimation blocks. Current rhino population was estimated ..

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Manas National Park- Rise in Tiger Population

The Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam have witnessed a sharp rise in the population of rhinos and tigers. Overview: The authorities of the national park expect the tiger population will rise to more than 60 from 48 as per the 2021 census. In 2010, the tiger population of the park was recorded ..

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Expansion of Orang National Park

The Assam Government has recently decided to increase the size of Orang National Park. The park is to be expanded thrice. About the Expansion plan The State is to add 200.32 square kilometre to the Orang National Park. The area to be added consists of Brahmaputra river. It also includes sandbars and islands of the ..

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Raimona – Sixth national park of Assam

According to Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Raimona reserve forest in Kokrajhar district has been upgraded to sixth national park of Assam. This forest comes under Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) across the border with Bhutan. Background Assam has five national parks- Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park, Nameri National Park, Orang National Park ..

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Himalayan Serow Spotted in Assam

A Himalayan mammal is the newest creatures that has been spotted in the state of Assam. About Himalayan Serow The Himalayan serow looks like somewhere between a goat and an antelope. It was spotted in the Manas Tiger Reserve which is having the area of 950-sq. km on December 3, 2020. This animal is a ..

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India, Bhutan, Nepal: Trans Border Conservation Park

A Memorandum of Understanding has been drafted by India, Nepal and Bhutan to create a trans-boundary wildlife conservation park. The park will include bio-diversity rich landscapes Significance Unlike other parks that are species oriented, this peace park will be landscape oriented. Such a kind already exists in Manas park region. However, only a part of ..

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