World Wildlife Day: Wildlife is as important to humans as food, air and water to live. Today i.e. March 3 is World Wildlife Day.
There is a struggle going on all over the world to save and preserve the environment and wildlife. Talking about India, there are many states where you feel yourself in the lap of nature. We are going to tell you about some such Wildlife Sanctuary.
Arunachal Pradesh, the easternmost state of India, has eight wildlife sanctuaries, one orchid sanctuaries and two national parks in a total area of 9,488.48 square kilometres. Out of these, there are five centuries that you must know about.
Tally-Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary)
Tally-Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, spread over 337 square kilometers of dense forest and lush green hills between Subansiri, Sipu and Pange rivers, is home to many species. The sanctuary is about 10 km north east of Hapoli, the headquarters of Lower Subansiri district.
People of Apatani tribe live here. Here you will also see tiger, Indian elephant, barking deer, langur, Easter mole, Himalayan black bear, Indian porcupine, Indian pangolin, jungle cat, Malayan giant squirrel, palm civet, wild boar and orange-bellied Himalayan squirrel.
Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary (Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary)
Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Kameng River in Arunachal Pradesh. Avian creatures like hornbills, eagles, kingfishers, pheasants, ducks, etc. live in large numbers in this deep valley sanctuary. Information says that this sanctuary spread over 217 square kilometers is no less than a heaven.
Beyond Bomdila the boundary of the sanctuary extends up to Diji Nala. The sanctuary is also home to the Bugun liosichla (Liosichla bugunorum), a critically endangered bird species. This species is found only here. The species is named after the local Bugun tribe. Other rare birds found here are Ward’s trogon (Harpectes wardi) and black-tailed crake (Porzana bicolor).
Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary (Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary)
This sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh is spread over 4,149 square kilometers. Its altitude ranges from 1,800 to 5,000 meters above sea level, which varies from place to place. Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary has many perennial rivers and streams.
There is also an ice-covered lake, Kahaiwait, near the international border (India-China). The entire sanctuary becomes colorful during the flowering season in May and June. Here you can see animals like goral, takin, serow, musk deer, rare snow leopard and clouded leopard.
Kamalang Wildlife Sanctuary (Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve)
The sanctuary is named after the Kamlang River. This river flows through the middle of this sanctuary, which later joins the Brahmaputra river. Situated in the south-eastern part of the Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh, the sanctuary overlooks the famous Namdapha National Park and water-falls in the highlands.
The fauna of the sanctuary includes all the four big cats tiger, leopard, clouded leopard and snow leopard. The Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to the Hindu pilgrimage site, Parshuram Kund. It is home to the Hishmi, Digaru and Mizo tribes. These tribes are said to be mentioned in the epic Mahabharata as descendants of King Rukmo.
Pakke Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve (Package Tiger Reserve)
The Pakke Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve is located in an area of 861.95 square kilometers surrounded by the Pakke River and the Kameng River. It comes in East Kameng district. The sanctuary is of course home to the majestic tigers and elephants, the guardians of the forest. Here you can also spot barking deer and hog deer. A large number of hornbill birds live here.
Best Time To Visit: Cold
Permit: To go here, it is mandatory for you to take a permit from the official website here.
fly way: There is an airport in Tezpur.
Railway route: Bhalukpong is the nearest railway station to reach here.
by the road: Buses and taxis ply from Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.
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