Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary
Covering with 78.64 sq. km. Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at Guwahati city in the state of Assam. This small sanctuary is rich in mammals and birds. This is one of the worth visiting places in the city.
Amchang was declared as a wildlife sanctuary on 19th June, 2004 by the government of Assam. Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the extreme east of the Guwahati city in the state of Assam. The is a perfect place for the Guwahati visitors to refresh themselves in touch with the nature. It is 15 km away from Guwahati Railway Station. The sanctuary falls under East-Kamrup Forest division of kamrup district.
This is famous for rare and endangered animals and birds. The most commonly found species of mammals are Chinese pangolin, Flying fox, Slow loris, Assamese macaque, Rhesus macaque, Capped langur, Hoolock gibbon, Jungle cat, Leopard cat, Leopard, Elephant, Wild pig, Sambar , Barking deer, Gaur, Porcupine etc.
Tree yellow butterflies (gancana harina) are found at the Amchang wildlife sanctuary. Tree yellow butterflies are indigenous to Thailand, Malayasia, Singapore and northeast India. Assam is home to more than 750 species of butterflies and 360 species of moths.
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