Laokhowa & Burhachapori Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam

The Laokhowa and Burhachapori wildlife sanctuaries are centrally located PAs (Protected Areas). Location: Both the forest reserves are located in the north-eastern Indian State of Assam. Surroundings: The two centrally protected sanctuaries are naturally bordered by five PAs and NPs (National Parks). For instance, towards the east is the Kaziranga… Read more »

Kakoijana Reserve Forest Home for Endangered Golden Langur in Assam

Kakoijana Reserve Forest: The Kakoijana RF (Reserve Forest) is known for the endangered golden langur. This widely extensive ‘Protected Area’ is situated near Abhayapuri in Bongaigaon District of the north-eastern Indian State of Assam. The ‘Protected Area’ comes under the Aie Valley Division. Area: The forest in upper Assam stretches… Read more »

Kaziranga National Park a World Heritage Site in Assam

The Kaziranga National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site. The authorities concerned declared the vast bio-diverse area as a ‘National Park’ in 1974. Nomenclature: The nomenclature of ‘Kaziranga’ has been adopted from the name of a Karbi ruler. According to Karbi mythology, she ruled in this area during the… Read more »

Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary located in Jorhat, Assam, India

The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary was earlier known as the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary and also as Hollongapar Reserved Forest. Nomenclature & Significance Of Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary: The Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary derives its name from the Hollong tree and Hoolock gibbons. The Sanctuary is a natural treasure house of the Hollong tree… Read more »

Raimona National Park in Assam! Home of Flora and Fauna

Raimona National Park Raimona National Park is located in the extreme western part of Assam, India. It spread across Gossaigaon and Kokrajhar subdivisions of the Kokrajhar district of BTR. The area is located along the Himalayan foothills and together with Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary of Bhutan and Buxa Tiger Reserve of… Read more »