Manas National Park: Geography, Rivers, Flora & Fauna

Established in1928 as a wildlife sanctuary, 1990 as a National Park
GeographyLocated in Assam, India, in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, contiguous with Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan
BiomeSub-Himalayan light alluvial semi-evergreen forests, low alluvial savanna woodland, east Himalayan mixed moist and dry deciduous forests, and Assam Valley semi-evergreen alluvial grasslands
Rivers flowing throughManas River, Aie River, and other smaller tributaries
FloraOver 500 species of dicots and monocots, including tropical evergreen forests, alluvial grasslands, and mixed moist deciduous forests
FaunaAssam roofed turtle, hispid hare, golden langur, pygmy hog, Indian tiger, Indian elephant, wild water buffalo, and various bird species
Unique FeaturesUNESCO World Heritage Site, Tiger Reserve, Elephant Reserve, and Biosphere Reserve

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