Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary
Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary, spreading 451.00 sq. kms. is located in Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council. It is an important component of Dhansiri-Lungding Elephant Reserve. It is located adjacent to the Arboretum and Botanical garden and is less than 10 km away from Diphu.
The WildLife Sanctury rich in floral and faunal composition, and comprises of 4 important Reserve Forests (RF) namely Miyungdisa District Council reserve Forest (D.C.R.F.), Disama RF, Kaki RF and Englongkiri D.C.R.F. The important wildlife species found inside proposed sanctuary include Asiatic Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, Binturong, Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Hoollock gibbon, etc. and a variety of avifauna. This Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary is adjacent to Dhansiri Reserve Forests (one of the largest Reserve Forests in Asia) is also quite rich in floral and faunal composition. Out of the 4 RF constituting Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctury, Miyungdisa and Englongkiri are D.C.R.Fs. where local tribals have limited cultivation rights since constitution and notification of these D.C.R.Fs. were done during Seventies.
What you expect to see
Mammals : Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, Lesser Cat, Barking Deer, Wild Pig, Porcupine, Slow Loris, Pangolin etc.
Birds : High diversity of hilly and woodland birds.
Reptiles : Banded Krait, Rock Python, Monitor Lizard, Brown Hill Tortoise etc.
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