Manas National Park

 

  • Manas National Park is a national park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger reserve, an elephant reserve and a biosphere reserve in Assam, India
  • It is located in the Himalayan foothills,
  • It is contiguous with the Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan
  • The Manas river flows thorough the west of the park and is the main river within it. It is a major tributary of Brahmaputra river
  • The Manas river also serves as an international border dividing India and Bhutan
  • Why in news?
    • Tiger population increased by 50% in Manas
    • Himalayan Serow spotted here.

 

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