Presentation on theme: "Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary"— Presentation transcript:
1 Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary LocationWhen was it foundAnimal Kingdom or FaunaNatural Vegetation or FloraTaskAcknowledgementAbout my self
2 Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary Location :Kaziranga is a National Park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state Assam.Kaziranga National Park lies on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River.Kaziranga National Park covers an area of approximately 430 Sq.kms.
3 Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary History of Kaziranga Sanctuary:The history of Kaziranga as a protected area can be traced back to 1904, when Mary Victoria Curzon, the wife of the Viceroy of India, visited the area.She could not see a single rhinoceros, for which the area was renowned. She persuaded her husband to take urgent measures to protect the dwindling species.The Viceroy initiated planning for a their protection.On 1 June 1905, the Kaziranga Proposed Reserve Forest was created with an area of 232 Km
4 Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary Animal kingdom:Animal kingdom of the Sanctuary or the fauna is very rare.The varied vegetation here, creates the ideal habitat for a number of wild animals and birds and specifically the one-horned rhino.Its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass making it the ideal habitat for the Indian one-horned rhinoceros. There are over 1000 rhinos in this reserve .Wild elephant herds roaming around can also be seen here. Here one can leave in the early hours of the dawn for an elephant-back-ride.The swampy areas inside the park, located near the River Brahmaputra are natural habitats for different species of reptiles and birds.It is home to a large variety of wildlife such as gaur, deer, wild boar, bison and different species of water birds.The vast open country makes Kaziranga very accessible and wildlife viewing fairly pleasurable.
6 Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary The wild elephant, another exotic animal of the region and often-found in herds number over 700 here. The wild buffalo is another attraction of the reserve and again there are over 600 of these in the reserve. The mouse deer, the hog deer, barking deer, a chinkar gazelle, bears, leopards, leopard cat, wild boars and the gaur are to be found here.
8 Kaziranga National Park Task of KazirangaIf the disappearance of tigers from Sariska National Park was shocking, this news is absolutely chilling.Authorities at Kaziranga National Park have admitted to the deaths of nine big cats in the past 3 months.The biggest casualty ever in a national park over such a brief period.Wildlife experts fear the numbers are much higher and suspect forest officers at Kaziranga are deliberately quoting a lower figure to avert a full-blown investigation.Speaking to TOI, Kaziranga National Park director S N Buragohain claimed the reason behind the deaths ranged from poisoning by villagers to infighting among tigers and old age.Experts, however, rubbished the argument and said several deaths had occurred due to poaching at the park.
9 Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary Acknowledgement :I founded about Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary on internet sites are: , and Park.com
10 Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary About my self:Name : Arindam GuptaClass: Vth 2DRoll no: 9Date:
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