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Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Site number:
338
Type of site: Heritage in Danger
Date: -
Date of Inscription: 1992
Location: Asia, India, State of Assam
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Description: Where wooded hills turn into alluvial grasslands and tropical forests on the gentle slope at the foothills of the Himalayas rests the Manas sanctuary. It is inhabited by a great variety of wildlife, among which many endangered species can also be found, such as the tiger, pygmy hog, Indian rhinoceros and Indian elephant. --WHMNet paraphrase from the description at WHC Site, where additional information is available. For 360 degree imaging of this site, click here.
  Manas National Park is a National Park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam, India. Located in the Himalayan foothills with a part extends to Bhutan. The park is well know for its rare and endangered wildlife which is not found anywhere else in the world like the Assam Roofed Turtle, Hispid Hare, Golden Langur and Pygmy Hog. --Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. For 360 degree imaging of this site, click here.
Source: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/338
Reference: 1. UNESCO World Heritage Center, Site Page.
 
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