Class 8 Biology Conservation of Plants Animals Wildlife sanctuary

Wildlife sanctuary

  • Wildlife sanctuaries are the regions where animals kept protected from any sort of disturbance to their habitat and their surroundings.
  • They are also aimed at providing suitable and comfortable living conditions to the animals. Killing, poaching or capturing of animals is strictly prohibited in these regions.
  • The sanctuaries in India have beautiful and unique landscapes, dense forests, bushes in the delta of big river and mountain forests to protect ythe animals in their natural habitat.

  • Animals like black buck, white eyed buck, elephant, golden cat, gharial, marsh crocodile, rhinoceros, python, etc. are some of the threatened animals are protected and conserved in the wildlife sanctuaries.

Wildlife Sanctuary

State

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Rajasthan

Chilika Lake Bird Sanctuary

Chilika

Mudumalai Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Kerala

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Kerala

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary

Uttarakhand

Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

Gujarat

 

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