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LIST OF BIOSPHERE RESERVES
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STATE

NAME

LOCATION

ESTD. IN

WILDLIFE ATTRACTION

Gujarat

Kachchh Biosphere Reserve

Part of Kachch, Rajkot & Surendranagar District

2008

N.A.

Tamil Nadu

Gulf of Mannar

Indian part of Gulf of Mannar between India and Sri Lanka

1989

Sea Turtle, Shark, Dugong Dolphin, Whale and Sea Cucumber.

West Bengal

Sunderbans

Part of Delta of Ganges and Brahampura River

1989

Royal Bengal Tiger, Spotted Deer, Crocodile, Snakes; Species of Birds.

Uttarakhand

Nanda Devi

Parts of Chamoli, Pithoragarh and Almora Districts

1988

N.A.

Tamil Nadu, Nilgiri, Kerala and Karnataka

Nilgiri

Part of Wynad, Nagarhole Bandipur, Mudumalai, Nilambur, Silent Valley and Siruvani Hills

1986

Tiger, Asian Elephant, Nilgiri Tahr, Species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.

Arunachal Pradesh

Dehond Debang

Parts of Siang and Debang Valley

1988

N.A.

Madhya Pradesh

Pachmarhi

Part of Betul, Hoshangabad and Chhindwara Districts

1999

Tiger, Leopard, Wild Boar Muntjac, Gaur, Cheetal, Sambar, Rhesus Macaque

Orissa

Simlipal

Parts of Mayurbhanj Distt.

1999

N.A.

Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

Achankamar, Amarkantak

Part of Annupur Dindori and Bilaspur Districts.

2005

Amarkantak famous for Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, Pteridophytes, Valuable medicinal plants: Gulbakowali and Kali Haldi

Assam

Manas

Parts of Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Barbeta, Nalbari and Darrang Districts.

1989

Asian Elephant, Indian Rhino, Gaur, Asian Water Buffalo, Barasingha, Tiger Leopard, Asian Golden Cat, Capped and Golden Langurs, Slow Loris, Hoolock, Gibbon, Otter, Sloth Bear, Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Sambar Cheetal.

Sikkim

Kanchanjunga

Parts of Kanchanjunga Hills

2000

N.A.

Kerala

Agasthyamalai

Neyyer, Peppara and Shenduruny WL. Sanctuaries

2001

Tiger, Asian Elephant, Nilgiri Tahr.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Great Nicobar

Southern-Most Island of Andaman and Nicobar Iceland

1989

Nicobar Scrub-Fowl, Nicobar Long Tailed Macaque, Estuarine Crocodile, Giant leather BACK Sea Turtle, Nicobar Tree-Shrew, Reticulated Python, Coconut Crab.

Meghalaya

Nokrek

Part of Garo Hills

1988

Capped Langur, Clouded Leopard, Leopard Cat, Fishing Cat, Golden Cat, Pangolin Wild Buffalo, Elephant, Serow, Tiger, Python: Hornbill, Peacock, Pheasant.

Assam

Dibru-Saikhowa

Part of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia Districts

1977

N.A.

 

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