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Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is situated in Assam and is one of the last areas in eastern India undisturbed by human activity. Located in the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, it comprises dense grasslands, open forests and numerous streams and lakes. It has the world's largest populations of one-horned rhinoceroses and Indian elephants as well as numerous other mammals including tiger, panther, leopard, capped langur, buffalo, hoolock gibbon, swamp and hog deer and Indian muntjac. Over 100 species of birds, including migratory birds, are present, including grey pelican, black-necked stork, Pallas's fish eagle, Bengal florican, swamp partridge, grey peacock-pheasant, great pied hornbill and green imperial pigeon.

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary contains a huge variety of wildlife including many endangered species, including tiger, Indian rhinoceros and Indian elephant. It's the most important site for the survival of pygmy hog, hispid hare and golden langur while over 450 bird species have been recorded.

Sundarbans National Park

Sundarbans National Park is located in the land and waters of the Ganges delta adjacent to the Bangladesh border. Including the Sundarbans forest in Bangladesh, it covers over 10,000 km² and forms the world's largest mangrove forest. The park is home to a number of rare and endangered species, including the Bengal tiger and birds, reptiles and aquatic mammals.

Travel to Wildlife Reserves of Northeast India

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