India - Nagaland Wildlife Tourism

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Nagaland Wildlife Tourism

Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary

The Fakim Sanctuary lies in the Pungro circle headquarters in Nagaland. Important trees of the region are Bonsum, Bogipoma, Khasi Pine, Oaks, Amari, Gamari, Hollock, Nahor, Uriam, Alder, Kachnar, Sasi, etc. Some of the important animals found here are Tiger, Hoolock gibbons, Panther, Jungle Cat, Himalayan Bear, Bison, Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Slender Loris etc.

The important birds include Indian Horn Bill, Tragopan Pheasant, Grey Pheasant, Jungle Fowl, Green Pigeon, Doves etc.

Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary

The Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaland is the home to various animals including some rare species of birds. It is home to Hoolock Gibbon, the only Gibbon found in India. Other wildlife includes Elephant, Mithun, Sambar, Barking Deer, Goral, Flying Squirrel, Wild Dog, Tiger, and Sloth Bear.


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